High Clarence Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
80
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data, ONS
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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 criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

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.

How Does The School Perform?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(16/11/2022)
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60%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

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Port Clarence Road
High Clarence
Middlesbrough
TS2 1SY
01642561237

School Description

Pupils enjoy coming to this small, friendly community school. Pupils benefit from positive and supportive relationships with staff. Pupils say that staff listen to their ideas and any worries that they may have. Pupils trust adults to deal with their concerns quickly and effectively. Pupils’ behaviour is a strength of the school. They are focused on learning and are fully engaged in their lessons. Pupils can explain the difference between bullying and falling out. They show kindness to each other and get on well together. At social times, there is a lively atmosphere as friends play together, making use of the equipment provided for them. Pupils say that their school is like a family where everyone cares for each other. Pupils feel happy and safe. The new headteacher has an accurate view of the school’s priorities. She knows the quality of education is not good enough. Some pupils lack the support that they need to read quickly and fluently. Sometimes, in subjects such as science and geography, teachers do not focus on the most important things pupils need to learn. This makes it difficult for pupils to remember their learning over time. Pupils, including children in the early years, enjoy a range of exciting activities to enrich their learning. Pupils know how to eat healthily and keep fit. The personal, social and health education (PSHE) curriculum is new. Pupils have had few opportunities to study diversity or explore fundamental British values.

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