Caerleon Comprehensive School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1506
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Secondary (ages 11-19)
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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 Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil 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 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.

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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.21
Estyn grade
(01/11/2016)
Full Report - All Reports
76.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths



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Cold Bath Road
Caerleon
Newport
NP18 1NF
01633 420106

School Description

Caerleon Comprehensive School is an 11-18 mixed community school maintained by Newport local authority. The majority of pupils come from the town of Caerleon and others from Usk, Goytre and Little Mill in Monmouthshire, Ponthir in Torfaen, and Langstone in Newport. Just over 6% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is well below the national average of 17.4%. Around 6% of pupils live in the 20% most deprived areas in Wales. Most pupils speak English as their first language and come from a white, British background. The percentage of pupils with special educational needs is around 17% that is well below the national average of 25.1%. The percentage of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs is 2%, which is below the national average of 2.5%. There are currently 1,521 pupils on role, including 358 in the sixth form, which is less than at the time of the last inspection in March 2011 when there were 1,671 pupils on roll. The senior leadership team consists of the headteacher, who has been in post since September 2015, a deputy headteacher and four assistant headteachers. The individual school budget per pupil for Caerleon Comprehensive School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £4,294 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Newport is £7,917 and the minimum is £4,164. Caerleon Comprehensive School is eighth out of the nine secondary schools in Newport in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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