Holte School

Secondary
Post 16

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Wheeler Street
Lozells
Birmingham
B19 2EP
01215664370
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Pupils
1141
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(1/10/19)
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55%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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The school is slightly larger than the average secondary school. Since the last inspection, the school started a sixth form in 2010. The school moved into new premises in 2011. There is a higher than national proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium, at 65% compared with 16% nationally. Almost all pupils are from minority ethnic groups; the large majority are from a range of Asian heritages. There is a much higher than national proportion of pupils whose first language is not believed to be English, at 88% compared with 12% nationally. There is a much higher than national proportion of pupils supported through school action, and a much higher than national proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs. The school leads a federation which comprises a primary school (Lozells Junior, Infant and Nursery School) and an all-through special school (Mayfield), which caters for disabled pupils with profound and severe special educational needs. All three schools occupy the same purpose-built building which is collectively called ‘HML’. The headteacher leads the support of several other schools. She is executive headteacher of Lozells Junior, Infant and Nursery School, and Holte is sponsoring Lozells towards academy status. Holte is co-sponsoring Blue Coat CofE Academy in Walsall and has seconded senior leadership there. Two other Walsall primary schools (Croft and Birchills) are currently being supported. Holte has previously supported Streetly (Walsall), Cockshut School and Castle Vale School (Birmingham). The school meets the government’s current floor standards.

Holte School Catchment Area Map

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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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