Netherthorpe School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1190
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(28/2/17)
Full Report - All Reports
61%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Ralph Road
Staveley
Chesterfield
S43 3PU
01246472220

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. This is a school that is proud of its history and its many successes, but does not rest on its laurels. Changes to the leadership of the school have allowed a fresh perspective on the school’s work. You took up your post in September 2016 and have brought considerable zest and zeal to leading the school through a new chapter in its development. The school is part of the recently formed Cavendish Learning Trust, a small but growing multi-academy trust. You are keen to ensure that the right foundations are in place to enable the school to build on its effective partnerships with other schools. You and your leadership team work well together. Although some are new in post, they have quickly got to grips with their responsibilities and understand the priorities for improvement. You complement each other’s strengths, and are equally committed to maintaining the school’s traditions, while ensuring that it continues to develop and improve. You are highly ambitious for the school’s further success, but you are clear that this should not come at the expense of your staff’s work–life balance. Staff at all levels are very clear about the direction you have set for the school and are very supportive of your aims. They appreciate your open, consultative style of leadership, and the opportunities they have to contribute to the development of policies.

Can I Get My Child Into This School?

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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 2020, 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 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 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.

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