Harrop Fold School

Secondary

School Guide Rating

Not Rated

Hilton Lane
Worsley
Manchester
M28 0SY
01617905022
Pupils
935
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(31/10/18)
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28%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The school currently has an interim headteacher and interim associate headteacher appointed from another school. The previous executive headteacher resigned early this school year. A number of leaders are in interim posts, as some leaders are currently on long-term absence. The chair of the governing body has recently resigned and been replaced by the previous vice-chair. The school is receiving support brokered by the local authority, mainly focusing on English, mathematics, science and pupils’ behaviour. This includes support from Greater Manchester Learning Trust, Buile Hill High School, St Patrick’s Teaching School and the local youth service. The local authority is also providing direct support, for example around governance and careers education. The school is an average-sized secondary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is much higher than the national average. Inspection report: Harrop Fold School, 31 October–1 November 2018 Page 12 of 15 Deprivation within the school’s community is high. The proportions of pupils with SEND and who have an EHC plan are above average. The school population is much less stable than that seen in many schools. At the time of the inspection, the school was using six alternative providers, mainly for pupils in key stage 4. These providers are Citywall, City West, EdStart, Salford Open Learning, SMS Coaching and The Sports School.

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