St Julian's School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1442
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Secondary (ages 11-19)
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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 Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil 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 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 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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/12/2014)
Full Report - All Reports
55.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths



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Heather Road
St Julian's
Newport
NP19 7XU
01633 224490

School Description

St Julian’s School is an English-medium, mixed 11 to 18 comprehensive school in the north east of Newport. There are 1,628 pupils, including 380 in the sixth form. At the time of the last inspection in September 2009 there were similar numbers at the school. Around 21% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is higher than the national average of 17.5% for secondary schools in Wales. Around 25% of pupils live in the 20% most deprived areas in Wales. Around 8% of pupils have statements of special educational needs. This is much higher than the Welsh average of 2.4% for Wales. Eighteen percent of pupils have a special educational need, which is lower than the national average of 20.1%. The school hosts Newport’s specialist provision, the Learning Development Centre. This provision caters for pupils with a range of moderate to severe additional learning needs. Many pupils are from a white British background and around a quarter are from minority ethnic families. Approximately 20% of pupils speak English as an additional language. No pupils speak Welsh fluently. The leadership team is made up of an acting headteacher, deputy headteacher, acting deputy headteacher, three assistant headteachers and six associate assistant headteachers. The individual school budget per pupil for St Julian's School in 2014-2015 is £4,309 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Newport is £5,014 and the minimum is £3,941. St Julian's Comprehensive School is fourth out of the eight secondary schools in Newport in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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