Settle College
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
665
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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Can I Get My Child Into This School?

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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data 2021, ONS
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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 annual School Census.

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 criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on 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 annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (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.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(21/5/19)
Full Report - All Reports
57%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Giggleswick
Settle
BD24 0AU
01729822451

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. Since your appointment as headteacher in November 2018, you have led the school with vision, vigour and a real sense of moral purpose. Working with staff and governors, you have quickly and effectively established a culture and ways of working that have helped address the uncertainties that had led to a dip in the quality of some aspects of the school’s work. Because of your actions and approach, the school is very much back on track and making strong progress. Pupils study a broad and interesting curriculum. You have devised a programme, particularly in key stage 4, that develops pupils’ knowledge, skills and understanding across a wide range of subjects, including, for example, music and art. This curriculum is supported by a wide range of extra-curricular activities and trips, open to all. You check the quality and impact of the teaching of the curriculum very carefully to ensure that pupils make the progress that they should. You involve your middle and subject leaders in this. As a result, there is increasing clarity and precision in the follow-up work that you and other leaders undertake with members of staff to further improve the quality of their teaching. Teaching staff value the training that they are given to improve their skills. They particularly welcome the opportunities they have to visit and work with other schools because it helps them develop their skills and check the accuracy of their judgements. The school’s previous inspection in November 2015 identified the need to develop the skills of subject leaders so that they can play a fuller part in improving the quality of the work of the school. You have addressed this aspect very effectively.

Settle College Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 67% Agree 24% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019
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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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Figures based on 170 responses up to 23-05-2019

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