King's Leadership Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
633
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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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 2021, 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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(25/4/18)
Full Report - All Reports
33%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
2017 2018 2019 UNLOCK

% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Dingle Vale
Liverpool
L8 9SJ
01517271387

School Description

King’s Leadership Academy transferred from the University of Chester Academies Trust to the Great Schools Trust on 1 November 2015. The current principal was appointed at the school on 1 June 2016. The school is much smaller than the average-sized secondary school. The proportion of pupils joining the school at times other than the normal point in the school year is much higher than average. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is much higher than the national average, as is the proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium is much higher than the national average. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average. The proportion of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs Inspection report: King’s Leadership Academy, Liverpool, 25–26 April 2018 Page 9 of 12 or an education, health and care plan is below the national average. The Great Schools Trust opened the Aspire Centre in April 2018. This is an alternative provision unit which 18 pupils currently attend. The Aspire Centre is in the final stages of becoming a free school and governors are in the early stages of planning a new building. At the time of the inspection, seven pupils attended alternative education provision off the school site at the following providers: Active TT Schooling Ltd, Access Education, New Heights, Riverside Learning and Education Centre and Prudentia. In 2017, the school met the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ progress and attainment.

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