Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre

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Watery Lane
Newent
GL18 1QF
01531820550
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Pupils
845
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(21/3/18)
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61%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The school is larger than average. The proportion of students who are disabled or have special educational needs and are supported at school action is below average, as is the proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs. Around an eighth of students are supported by the pupil premium, which is additional government funding for students known to be eligible for free school meals, and those looked after by the local authority or from armed service families. This is below average, as is the proportion of students eligible for Year 7 catch-up funding. A number of students are educated part time at Hartpury and Gloucester Colleges. The headteacher, who had previously been deputy headteacher, started in her new role from April 2013. At that time two assistant headteachers were promoted to acting deputy headteachers. The school appointed an Academy Executive Board to oversee the main functions of a governing body. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress. In January 2013, the school was judged to require special measures. The school has received monitoring visits in May and September 2013. The school has been receiving support from the National Leader for Education from Cirencester Deer Park School.

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