Cornwallis Academy

Post 16

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Hubbards Lane
ME17 4HX
01622 743152
11 - 19
Academy Sponsor Led Mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
Ofsted Report
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5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)
Value added
School Guide
Value Added Score
3 or more A Levels (A*-E)
or equivalent (Age 18)
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (A level) (Age 18)
Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 16.1:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Persistent Absence
School language
Pupils first language
not English
Pupils registered for free school meals
Happiness Rating

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School Description

The school is larger than the average-sized secondary school. The school moved into new purpose-built accommodation in September 2011. It is part of the Future Schools Trust, together with another secondary academy and a primary school. The academy is non selective and students come from a wide geographical area. Applications to Year 7 are much greater than the school’s capacity and the sixth form is also very popular. Most students are of White British heritage, with a small proportion from a range of minority ethnic groups. The proportion of students known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium is below average. This additional funding is allocated by the government for students looked after by the local authority, those known to be eligible for free school meals and children of service personnel. The proportion of students receiving extra support through school action is above average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is well above average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for the attainment and progress of students by the end of Year 11. A very small number of students receive behaviour support at Cedars Pupil Referral Unit, or work-related training at Kingsreach Skills Centre; very few are off-site the whole time.

Catchment information

Undersubscribed in 2015
03000 41 21 21

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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 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 last 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.

See Pupil heat maps FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data.

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