King Henry Viii Comprehensive
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1045
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Secondary (ages 11-19)
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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 Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil 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.

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/12/2014)
Full Report - All Reports
72.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths



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Old Hereford Road
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 6EP
01873 735373

School Description

King Henry VIII Comprehensive School is an 11 to 18 mixed community school maintained by Monmouthshire local authority. There are currently 978 pupils on roll, including 167 in the sixth form. This compares with 1,073, including 175 in the sixth form, at the time of the previous inspection in May 2011. The school serves the town of Abergavenny and the surrounding rural area. Around 14.7% of the pupils are eligible for free school meals compared to the national average of 17.4%. Nearly all pupils are from English speaking homes. Less than 1% of pupils receive support for English as an additional language. Thirteen percent of pupils have special educational needs, which is significantly lower than the national average of 20.1%. Fewer than one percent of pupils have a statement of special educational need which is lower than the national average of 2.4%. The current headteacher has been in post since September 2014. The senior leadership team consists of the headteacher, deputy headteacher and four assistant headteachers. The individual school budget per pupil for King Henry VIII Comprehensive School in 2014-2015 is £4,619 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Monmouthshire is £4,789 and the minimum is £4,092. King Henry VIII Comprehensive School is third out of the four secondary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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