Bournemouth School for Girls
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1179
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Girls
TYPE
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data, ONS

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the annual School Census.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings 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.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

How Does The School Perform?

Outstanding
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(08/05/2024)
Full Report - All Reports
99%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher
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Castle Gate Close
Castle Lane West
Bournemouth
BH8 9UJ
01202526289

School Description

Bournemouth School for Girls is a joyous place. Pupils flourish academically and socially. They are passionate about their learning and embrace the multitude of wider development opportunities that the school provides. All pupils feel welcome and valued. ‘Big sisters’ help new Year 7 pupils to settle in. Students joining the sixth form get extra support to make sure they get off to the best possible start. Pupils know that the school expects ‘the best for, and from, them’. They strive to live this vision. Consequently, pupils are kind, tolerant and respectful of one another. They actively support the well-being of their peers. Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. Leadership opportunities abound. Roles such as head girl, prefects and subject ambassadors develop individual leadership skills while also making a positive contribution to society. Pupils feel empowered, even if they do not have formal leadership roles. Events that bring the school and local community together, such as sporting and robotics activities for local primary schools, are led by pupils. Pupils develop a vast array of talents and interests. These include robotics, outdoor education, debating and a host of sporting and artistic clubs. Pupils are proud to represent the school in competitions and community events.

Bournemouth School for Girls Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>78, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>42, "strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 45 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024
Yes No {"yes"=>97, "no"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 392 responses up to 13-05-2024

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