George Stephenson High School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
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Southgate
Killingworth
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE12 6SA
01912161115
Pupils
1201
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Foundation school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(27/11/19)
Full Report - All Reports
55%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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Staff have high expectations for pupils and each other. This is a key ingredient of the school community. During lesson visits, pupils were attentive and respectful. Most show positive attitudes to their learning. There are strong relationships between teachers and pupils. As a result, pupils have achieved better examination results in a wide range of subjects since the previous inspection. The majority of pupils behave well during social times. They take responsibility for their actions. Pupils in the main school and students in the sixth form are proud to be part of George Stephenson High School. There is a small minority of pupils who are yet to display the levels of responsibility their peers do. Pupils say how these pupils are too silly during social times. Pupils are reassured by staff and they know who to speak to if they have a worry or concern. During discussions, pupils said they are confident that if any issue arises a member of staff will sort it out for them. Pupils access a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Such activities benefit pupils’ personal, social and cultural development.

George Stephenson High School Catchment Area Map

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National School Census Data 2020
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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.

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.

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