Bexley Grammar School

Secondary Post 16

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Bust
Pupils
1414
Cake
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter Mainstream
Religion
Religion
N/A
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.01
Ofsted Report
(11/16/07)
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96%
NATIONAL AVG. 53%
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths

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Absence
402.2
EXCELLENT
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)

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Value added
+9.1
NATIONAL AVG. 158.0
School Guide
Value Added Score

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98%
NATIONAL AVG. 79%
3 or more A Levels (A*-E)
or equivalent (Age 18)

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Absence
921.6
EXCELLENT
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (A level) (Age 18)

Data not available

13.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 18.9:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

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Absence
1.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 3%
Persistent Absence

Data not available

School language
19%
NATIONAL AVG. 15%
Pupils first language
not English

Data not available

Meals
3%
NATIONAL AVG. 18%
Pupils registered for free school meals

Data not available

93%
NATIONAL AVG. 42%
Happiness Rating

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Danson Lane
Welling
DA16 2BL
020 83048538

Local Authority Admissions team

020 8303 7777

Admissions Data

Geographical priority Cut-off distance (nearest child)
Cut-off distance 3.9 miles

Admissions Criteria

Coming soon.

How have we plotted this map?

For this school, priority is given to children who live nearest to the school, measured by a straight line. No predefined catchment area exists but a circular priority area is created, the radius of which is the distance between the school and the home of the last child taking up a place in the previous year. The size of the cut-off distance circle will change annually and is different to a catchment area.

School Guide provides this data as a guide to future admissions only. We recommend parents always check important catchment information with the relevant local authority and consider the list of higher priorities (SEN, siblings, etc.) before applying to a school.

See Catchment and Heat Maps for more information on the way geographical areas are used to allocate places when a school is oversubscribed.


Local Authority Admissions team

020 8303 7777

How have we plotted this heat map?

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census. We calculate a likelihood of admission to a school from a given area based on this historical pupil data. Please see our methodology below.

Heat maps provide a useful indicator of general catchment areas but are not the same as a catchment area map published by the local authority. We are in the process of collecting this data and creating actual catchment maps for School Guide. Catchment maps are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas.

View this school’s catchment or cut-off distance map by following the link above: View catchment map.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school

  1. Look at our heat maps. They give a useful indicator of areas likely to admit pupils based on historical data. We explain how this could be helpful below.
  2. Use the link to the relevant local authority (above) to find detailed catchment information.
  3. On each school page, use the Website link to visit individual school websites and find information on their admissions criteria.

Methodology of a School Guide heat map

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official school pupil data taken from the School Census collected by the Department for Education. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last School Census (released annually in July). We calculate a likelihood of being admitted to a school from a given area based on this historical data. Areas with a high concentration of pupils successfully admitted to the school are mapped as red (‘Very Likely’), quite concentrated (‘Quite Likely) and less concentrated (‘Less Likely’). This gives a good indication of the area a pupil would need to have lived in to be accepted to the school at the time of the last available data.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. They may mirror circular catchment shapes but do not show actual cut-off distances. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with sibling(s) already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

Living at a postcode that returns a ‘Very Likely’ rating based on historical pupil data does not guarantee admission to a current or future intake and vice versa for a ‘Not Likely’ rating. A pupil’s location always needs to be considered alongside individual school admissions criteria (e.g. faith schools require pupils to satisfy religious criteria).

School Guide provides this data as a guide only. The areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria. We recommend parents check important admissions and catchment information with the relevant local authority. All contact details are provided under Local Authority Admissions Team.

See Catchment and Heat Maps for more information about the source of the data we use to plot our heat maps.

Average Rating:

BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Deserves its Outstanding rating”
AUTHOR:
There are so many good things about Bexley Grammar from the point of view of transferring to secondary school. It has an innovative Y7 Diploma to encourage immediate engagement with clubs, House activities and the musical and sporting life of the school. It has an excellent academic reputation but also offers very good pastoral support. The Parents Association is active and welcoming. The music department is inclusive and offers excellence for everyone. The children are generally friendly and kind to each other and the staff are mostly very good indeed. The languages specialism permeates the whole curriculum, offering older students the chance to do work experience in France, and there are masses of trips on offer. ParentPay makes managing home-school communications easy and efficient, and entertaining weekly newsletters keep you up to date with what is happening in the wider school community.
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