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)

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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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Local Authority Admissions team

0161 342 3214

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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