St Michael's Catholic School

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Daws Hill Lane
High Wycombe
HP11 1PW
01494535196
Pupils
1330
Ages
3 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Voluntary aided school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(16/1/19)
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62%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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St Michael’s Catholic School is a non-selective all-through school catering for pupils aged three to 19. The school is larger than average. The school operates a primary phase, secondary phase and sixth form. The overall provision in High Wycombe and Aylesbury is led by the executive headteacher. The primary phase is led by a deputy headteacher, who also oversees the early years provision, including the Nursery. There are currently 420 pupils in the primary phase. In September 2018, a new secondary satellite school opened in Aylesbury, with 120 pupils admitted into Year 7. Pupils on the Aylesbury site are currently in a temporary building. The Aylesbury site shares the same curriculum, assessment systems and Inspection report: St Michael’s Catholic School, 15–16 January 2019 Page 11 of 14 behaviour management approaches as the High Wycombe site. A head of school leads the Aylesbury provision, assisted by a senior assistant headteacher who works across both sites. A higher-than-average proportion of pupils on the High Wycombe site speak English as an additional language. A very small number of pupils attend the pupil referral unit, Aspire, as alternative provision. The school is part of the Catholic Diocese of Northampton. The school’s last section 48 inspection took place in March 2016.

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