Royton and Crompton School


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11 - 16
Foundation School
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
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5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths
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Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)
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Teacher 14.2:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Persistent Absence
School language
Pupils first language
not English
Pupils registered for free school meals
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Blackshaw Lane
01706 846474
The school is larger than the average size 11–16 secondary school. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs is below the national average. The proportion of disadvantaged students, those who are eligible for support through the pupil premium funding, is above average. The pupil premium is additional government funding for those students who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those children who are looked after by the local authority. The proportion of students from minority ethnic backgrounds is below the national average. The proportion who speak English as an additional language is well below average. In 2014, the school met the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations of students’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics. Until 2015, some students have been entered early for GCSE examinations in English and mathematics to give them an opportunity to try to improve their grades. From 2016 onwards, this will no longer be the case. Since the previous inspection in 2013, a new headteacher has been appointed, the membership and structure of the governing body has changed, and there have been changes to staffing at all levels. During the past year, the school has experienced some difficulties in recruiting staff and has employed a number of supply staff. A small number of students in Years 8 to 10 have some lessons at local off-site learning skills providers Kickstart and Teens and Toddlers.

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Local Authority Admissions team

0161 770 3000

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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