The Dean Academy

Secondary

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Church Road
Lydney
GL15 5DZ
01594843202
Pupils
609
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(23/11/17)
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47%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The Dean Academy is smaller than the averaged-sized secondary school. It is sponsored by the Athelstan Trust. The Athelstan Trust is a multi-academy trust that comprises three schools: Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy and Malmesbury School, the lead school in the trust. The school was placed in special measures in October 2015, a short time after the Athelstan Trust took over responsibility from the school’s previous sponsor. The trust seconded a national leader of governance to chair the local governing body when it became the school’s sponsor. The headteacher was appointed in September 2016, following a period of interim leadership. A new chair of the local governing body was appointed in September 2017. The school is a member of the Avon Teaching Schools Alliance which provides continuing professional development for teachers in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Inspection report: The Dean Academy, 22–23 November 2017 Page 9 of 12 The large majority of pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is above average. The school runs the Epic Centre, which is a provision for a small number of pupils with autistic spectrum disorders. The proportion of pupils who are supported through pupil premium funding is average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress by the end of Year 11. A small number of pupils attend off-site alternative provision at the Gloucester and Forest Alternative Provision Service. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish.

The Dean Academy Catchment Area Map

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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.

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  1. Look at our 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 last 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.

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