Southfield School for Girls
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1169
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Girls
TYPE
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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, ONS
0300 126 1000

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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(18/04/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
68%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
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 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% 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
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Lewis Road
Kettering
NN15 6HE
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School Description

Pupils come to school in a safe, focused environment where expectations are high. They have positive relationships with staff who know them well. Through the enrichment programme, every pupil benefits from a rich set of experiences. This means pupils try things they would not otherwise try. As one group of pupils agreed, they are pushed out of their ‘comfort zone’ and are surprised by what they enjoy and achieve. As a result, pupils develop resilience, confidence and optimism. The school expects pupils to behave well. Pupils know what is expected of them and the vast majority behave very well. They are polite, welcoming and kind. A small number of pupils disrupt learning or are unkind to others. The school takes firm action to tackle this. Pupils said bullying sometimes happens. They report it and adults deal with it seriously. Pupils study a wide range of subjects. This is because the school wants them to have lots of options for future study or work. Students in the sixth form benefit from very strong provision that prepares them well for their next steps. They contribute significantly to the school community.

Southfield School for Girls Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>23, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>28, "agree"=>40, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>19, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>16, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>23, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>56, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>14, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>28, "strongly_disagree"=>17, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>16, "strongly_agree"=>22, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>24, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>13, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>52, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 48 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>34, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>25, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>13, "strongly_disagree"=>13, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>51, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>30, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>19, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>60, "no"=>40} UNLOCK Figures based on 193 responses up to 12-06-2023

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