Southfield School for Girls

Secondary Post 16

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Bust
Pupils
1014
Cake
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Girls
Building
Type
Academy - Converter Mainstream
Religion
Religion
N/A
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.01
Ofsted Report
(8/10/13)
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72%
NATIONAL AVG. 53%
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths

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Absence
343.0
GOOD
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (GCSE) (Age 16)

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Value added
+9.2
NATIONAL AVG. 158.0
School Guide
Value Added Score

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80%
NATIONAL AVG. 79%
3 or more A Levels (A*-E)
or equivalent (Age 18)

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Absence
717.7
AVERAGE
Average Point Score
Per Pupil (A level) (Age 18)

Data not available

14.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 18.9:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

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Absence
5.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 3%
Persistent Absence

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School language
7%
NATIONAL AVG. 15%
Pupils first language
not English

Data not available

Meals
8%
NATIONAL AVG. 18%
Pupils registered for free school meals

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Lewis Road
Kettering
NN15 6HE
01536 513063
Southfield School for Girls is an average-sized single-sex secondary school. It has a mixed sixth form. Southfield School for Girls converted to become an academy in August 2011. When the predecessor school of the same name was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2010, its overall effectiveness was judged to be good. Most students are White British. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups and the proportion who speak English as an additional language are both below national figures. The proportions of disabled students and those who have special educational needs and are supported through school action, school action plus or who have a statement of special educational needs are all below average. The proportion of students supported through the pupil premium is below average. This additional funding is given to schools for children in local authority care, those known to be eligible for free school meals and other groups. A small number of students are educated off-site in alternative provision provided by ‘Complementary Education’ and the ‘Hospital and Outreach Education Service’. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress. The school has consortium arrangements for the sixth form with two other schools, The Latimer Arts College and Montsaye Academy. The school does not enter any students early for GCSE examinations in English or mathematics. The current headteacher, who was previously the deputy in the school, was appointed as acting headteacher in the summer term 2012 and was appointed as substantive head in September 2012. A new deputy headteacher took up a part-time post for two days a week in June 2013 and became full time from September 2013. The headteacher is an accredited facilitator for the National College of Teaching and Leadership Middle Leader Development Programme which runs within Southfield School for Girls.

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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official school pupil data taken from the School Census collected by the Department for Education. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last School Census (released annually in July). We calculate a likelihood of being admitted to a school from a given area based on this historical data. Areas with a high concentration of pupils successfully admitted to the school are mapped as red (‘Very Likely’), quite concentrated (‘Quite Likely) and less concentrated (‘Less Likely’). This gives a good indication of the area a pupil would need to have lived in to be accepted to the school at the time of the last available data.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. They may mirror circular catchment shapes but do not show actual cut-off distances. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with sibling(s) 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.

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