Lliswerry High School

Secondary

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Nash Road
Newport
NP19 4RP
01633 277867
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Pupils
780
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Secondary (ages 11-19)
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.23
Estyn grade
(01/04/2013)
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45.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 55.1%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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Lliswerry High School is an English-medium, 11-18 mixed, community school serving residential areas to the eastern side of Newport. These include the Alway, Broadmead, Moorland Park, Pontfaen, Ringland and Somerton communities. There are 1,040 pupils on roll with approximately 114 in the sixth form. Around 28% of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is well above the national average of 17.4% for secondary schools in Wales. Around 43% of pupils live in the 20% most deprived areas in Wales. Pupils at the school represent the full range of ability. Around 2% of pupils have statements of special educational needs compared with 2.7% for Wales as a whole. Around 19% of pupils have a special educational need. Around 30% of pupils speak English as an additional language. This is a significantly higher proportion than in the local authority area. The school has pupils from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds. A quarter of pupils are not from a White British background. There are very few pupils who speak Welsh at home. The leadership team is made up of the headteacher who has been in post since September 2010, a deputy headteacher who joined the school in June 2011 and two assistant headteachers. These were both at the school at the time of the last inspection. The individual school budget per pupil for Lliswerry High School in 2012-2013 means that the budget is £4,367 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Newport is £4,885 and the minimum is £3,726. Lliswerry High School is fourth out of the eight secondary schools in Newport in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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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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