King's School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
661
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Free schools
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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(22/3/22)
Full Report - All Reports
69%
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

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Hove
BN3 8BN
01273840004

School Description

Pupils are confident, articulate and aspiring. They are proud to be part of the school community. The school’s provision for their education and welfare makes a significant contribution to their lives. The Christian ethos ensures that pupils are kind to one another and look after each other well. The school values of love, forgiveness, respect and responsibility permeate the school environment. Pupils are happy and safe. Behaviour is exemplary. Bullying, harassment and violence are not tolerated. Any minor instances of such behaviour are dealt with very quickly and very effectively. The school has a zero-tolerance policy on these matters. Leaders have created a culture that extends far beyond the academic. Staff value each pupil and know them well. The provision for personal development is first class. It is promoted consistently across the school. It is supported well by the coherent curriculum in place for personal, social and health education (PSHE). Leaders encourage all pupils to broaden their experiences. They offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities to enrich pupils’ learning. These include a wide variety of sporting activities, musical and drama opportunities and trips abroad. Enrichment days are designed to encourage independence and responsibility as well as a passionate interest in the wider world.

King's School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 55% Agree 40% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>40, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022
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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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Figures based on 183 responses up to 24-03-2022

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