Longbenton Community College

Secondary Post 16

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Bust
Pupils
915
Cake
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Foundation School
Religion
Religion
N/A
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.01
Ofsted Report
(6/5/15)
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43%
NATIONAL AVG. 53%
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths

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Absence
293.2
AVERAGE
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)

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Value added
-23.0
NATIONAL AVG. 158.0
School Guide
Value Added Score

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80%
NATIONAL AVG. 79%
3 or more A Levels (A*-E)
or equivalent (Age 18)

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Absence
784.8
AVERAGE
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (A level) (Age 18)

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11.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 18.9:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

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Absence
5.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 3%
Persistent Absence

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School language
2%
NATIONAL AVG. 15%
Pupils first language
not English

Data not available

Meals
14%
NATIONAL AVG. 18%
Pupils registered for free school meals

Data not available

51%
NATIONAL AVG. 42%
Happiness Rating

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Hailsham Avenue
Longbenton
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE12 8ER
0191 2189500
This school is a larger than average secondary school. A higher than average proportion of students is known to be eligible for free school meals. Most students are White British and speak English as their first language. The proportion of students who are disabled or have special educational needs is average, although the proportion of those who have a statement of special educational needs or who are supported at School Action Plus is higher than average. The school is a specialist college in technology. It also has a specialist unit for students who have autism. The school has many awards, including Healthy School status and Artsmark 2012 for the evaluation, celebration and development of quality arts education. The school meets the current government floor standard which sets the minimum expectations for attainment and progress in English and mathematics.
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Local Authority Admissions team

(0191) 643 8724

How have we plotted this pupil heat map?

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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 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 last School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Admissions Team (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.

See Pupil heat maps and catchment FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data. We also explain the difference between our pupil heat maps, cut-off distance maps and catchment area maps.


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