New Charter Academy

Secondary Post 16

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Bust
Pupils
1375
Cake
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy Sponsor Led
Religion
Religion
N/A
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.01
Ofsted Report
(25/2/15)
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37%
NATIONAL AVG. 53%
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths

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Absence
261.1
AVERAGE
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)

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Value added
-39.0
NATIONAL AVG. 158.0
School Guide
Value Added Score

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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 79%
3 or more A Levels (A*-E)
or equivalent (Age 18)

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Absence
683.4
AVERAGE
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (A level) (Age 18)

Data not available

13.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 18.9:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

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Absence
4.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 3%
Persistent Absence

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School language
30%
NATIONAL AVG. 15%
Pupils first language
not English

Data not available

Meals
32%
NATIONAL AVG. 18%
Pupils registered for free school meals

Data not available

37%
NATIONAL AVG. 42%
Happiness Rating

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Broadoak Road
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 8RF
0161 2419555
The academy is much larger than most secondary schools. In 2014, the academy met the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics by the end of Year 11. About half of the academy’s students are disadvantaged. This proportion is much higher than average in comparison with other schools. These are students who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those in the care of the local authority who are supported by pupil premium funding. A majority of students are of White British heritage. Other students come from a wide variety of different heritage backgrounds. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs is higher than that found in most schools. A small number of students attend courses designed to develop their basic skills at Tameside College. The academy is sponsored by a housing association, the New Charter Group and is the original academy in the Great Academy Education Trust. The Trust now includes Silver Springs Primary Academy and Copley Academy. The sixth form has links with Manchester High School for Girls.
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How have we plotted this heat map?

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census. We calculate a likelihood of admission to a school from a given area based on this historical pupil data. Please see our methodology below.

Heat maps provide a useful indicator of general catchment areas but are not the same as a catchment area map published by the local authority. We are in the process of collecting this data and creating actual catchment maps for School Guide. Catchment maps are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school

  1. Look at our heat maps. They give a useful indicator of areas likely to admit pupils based on historical data. We explain how this could be helpful below.
  2. Use the link to the relevant local authority (above) to find detailed catchment information.
  3. On each school page, use the Website link to visit individual school websites and find information on their admissions criteria.

Methodology of a School Guide heat map

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official school pupil data taken from the School Census collected by the Department for Education. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last School Census (released annually in July). We calculate a likelihood of being admitted to a school from a given area based on this historical data. Areas with a high concentration of pupils successfully admitted to the school are mapped as red (‘Very Likely’), quite concentrated (‘Quite Likely) and less concentrated (‘Less Likely’). This gives a good indication of the area a pupil would need to have lived in to be accepted to the school at the time of the last available data.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. They may mirror circular catchment shapes but do not show actual cut-off distances. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with sibling(s) 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.

Living at a postcode that returns a ‘Very Likely’ rating based on historical pupil data does not guarantee admission to a current or future intake and vice versa for a ‘Not Likely’ rating. A pupil’s location always needs to be considered alongside individual school admissions criteria (e.g. faith schools require pupils to satisfy religious criteria).

School Guide provides this data 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. We recommend parents check important admissions and catchment information with the relevant local authority. All contact details are provided under Local Authority Admissions Team.

See Catchment and Heat Maps for more information about the source of the data we use to plot our heat maps.

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