Friesland School

Secondary
Post 16

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Nursery Avenue
Sandiacre
NG10 5AF
01159397326
Pupils
1222
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(13/5/15)
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54%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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Friesland School is a larger than average-sized secondary school. Almost all students come from White British backgrounds. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs is well below average. The proportion of students who are disadvantaged and receive support from the pupil premium, which is the additional funding for students known to be eligible for free school meals and those in local authority care, is below average. At Key Stage 4, 53 students currently attend Clayfields House, Derby College, Children 1st Nurseries or Long Eaton School to follow work-related courses for one day each week. A very small number of Key Stage 3 students have recently taken up full-time placements at Kirk Hallam short-stay school, which offers alternative educational provision. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for the attainment and progress of students in English and mathematics by the end of Year 11. Since the last inspection, the school has restructured its leadership team. One assistant headteacher was appointed from September 2013. The special educational needs coordinator took up her post in April 2014, and the head of mathematics, business and computing joined the school in September 2014.

Friesland School Catchment Area Map

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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 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.

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  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.

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