Mortimer Community College

Secondary

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Not Rated

Reading Road
South Shields
NE33 4UG
01914566511
Bust
Pupils
771
Cake
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(17/9/19)
View Report - All Reports
51%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
Unlock the rest of the data now
  • Full performance data
  • Clear, concise graphics
  • School Guide Star Rating
  • Catchment Heatmaps
  • Parent Reviews
  • Compare Schools
£9.95
Per month

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school meets the government’s current floor standards. The school is smaller than the average-sized secondary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is well above the national average. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities and require an education, health and care plan or a statement of special educational needs is below average. The proportion of pupils requiring additional in-school support for their special educational needs and/or disabilities is above average. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The school does not use any alternative provision. Inspection report: Mortimer Community College, 10–11 May 2017 Page 9 of 11 Information about this inspection The inspectors observed lessons across all year groups and across a wide range of subjects. They also scrutinised pupils’ work in books. They held meetings with leaders and other staff at the school, including the local authority’s school improvement adviser and members of the governing body. Inspectors spoke with pupils in groups, in lessons and around the school. They checked the seven responses on Ofsted’s online questionnaire, Parent View, and looked at the free-text comments submitted by those parents. Inspectors also checked the school’s own staff survey information. The inspectors looked at a range of documentation, including the school’s development plan and written evaluation of its work, policies and records relating to safeguarding and records relating to pupils’ behaviour. The school’s assessment information about pupils’ attainment and progress, and other relevant information about the work of the school, were also reviewed. Inspection team Darren Stewart, lead inspector Her Majesty’s Inspector Dan Murray Ofsted Inspector Lee Elliott Ofsted Inspector John McNally Ofsted Inspector Joanne Suddes Ofsted Inspector Inspection report: Mortimer Community College, 10–11 May 2017 Page 10 of 11 Any complaints about the inspection or the report should be made following the procedures set out in the guidance ‘Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted’, which is available from Ofsted’s website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/complaints-about-ofsted. If you would like Ofsted to send you a copy of the guidance, please telephone 0300 123 4234, or email [email protected]

Mortimer Community College Catchment Area Map

This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.

Enter a postcode to see where you live on the map
heatmap example
Source:
All attending pupils
National School Census Data

Pupil heat map key

Thermometer
Many
Some
Few
0191 424 7746

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 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.

See Pupil heat maps FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data.

Mortimer Community College Reviews

There are currently no reviews - be the first to leave one! Arrow
Your rating:
 Receive updates and School Guide's A* newsletter
  • Do explain who you are and your relationship to the school e.g. ‘I am a parent…’
  • Do back up your opinion with examples or clear reasons but, remember, it’s your opinion not fact.
  • Don’t use bad or aggressive language.
  • Don't go in to detail about specific staff or pupils. Individual complaints should be directed to the school.
  • Do go to the relevant authority is you have concerns about a serious issue such as bullying, drug abuse or bad management.
To see the full fair review guidelines or help if you have serious concerns about a school, go here.
  1. Select a star rating.
  2. Write your review.
  3. Enter your email address. This will never appear next to your review. You’ll have the chance to select your display name shortly.
  4. Press submit and your review will be sent to our team of moderation Prefects.
  5. Check your Inbox to complete registration and select your display name. You can edit or delete your review at any time.
We respect your privacy and never share your email address with the reviewed school or any third parties.
Please see our T&Cs and Privacy Policy for details of how we treat registered emails with TLC.

School Noticeboard

This school doesn't have a noticeboard on our site. Check back soon!

If you are a representative of this school register your details to sign up for a free noticeboard.

Registered users can add photos, news and download your school’s Certificate of Excellence 2019/20.

If you would like to register for a different school, click here

Add info

Do you represent

Mortimer Community College?

Register to add photos, news and download your Certificate of Excellence 2019/20

*Official school administrator email addresses

(eg [email protected]). Details will be verified.

Questions? Email [email protected]

We're here to help your school to add information for parents.

Thank you for registering your details

A member of the School Guide team will verify your details within 2 working days and provide further detailed instructions for setting up your School Noticeboard.

For any questions please email [email protected]

Looking for a tutor near Mortimer Community College?


Show Local Tutors

From The Blog