Ormiston Horizon Academy

Secondary

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Turnhurst Road
Tunstall
Stoke on Trent
ST6 6JZ
01782883333
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Pupils
975
Cake
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.05
Ofsted Report
(7/3/18)
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48%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish. Ormiston Horizon Academy is an average-sized secondary school. Since the previous inspection, the number of pupils has grown from 599 to 983. The school is now oversubscribed and will be operating at full capacity from September 2018. From September 2019, the school will no longer offer 16 to 19 programmes of study and will Inspection report: Ormiston Horizon Academy, 6–7 March 2018 Page 10 of 13 operate as an 11 to 16 school. The school is a sponsored academy of the Ormiston Multi-Academy Trust. Governance is delegated by the trust to the local board of governors through the Ormiston Academies Trust scheme of delegation. The vast majority of pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average. The proportion of pupils who are eligible for support through the pupil premium is well above the national average. The school uses three alternative providers: Sporting Stars, the Bridge, and Phoenix. All three are part of the Stoke-on-Trent local authority ‘Learning Pathways Board’. The school meets the current government floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for the attainment and progress of pupils by the end of Year 11.

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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.

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  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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