Great Wyrley High School

Post 16

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Hall Lane
Great Wyrley
01922 419311
11 - 18
Community School
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
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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
Pupils registered for free school meals
Happiness Rating

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School Description

The school is an average-sized community secondary school and has a sixth form. The interim executive headteacher and associate headteacher were appointed at the beginning of last term and will be in place until the end of this term. The majority of pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is well below average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is also well below average. The proportion of pupils with special educational needs or disability is below average. The proportion of pupils who are eligible for support through the pupil premium is above the national average. The pupil premium is extra funding given to schools to support pupils who are eligible for free school meals, or who are looked after by the local authority. A small number of pupils attend an alternative provision at Wightwick Hall, VIP Hairdressing, New Life and Ashcroft Funeral Directors. The school’s sixth form provides a range of academic and vocational courses, most of which are taught on-site, although a small number of courses are taught in a consortium partnership with two local high schools. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.

Catchment information

Undersubscribed in 2015
01785 278593

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