The Fallibroome Academy

Secondary
Post 16

School Guide Rating


Priory Lane
Upton
Macclesfield
SK10 4AF
01625 827898
Pupils
1526
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(28/2/13)
View Report - All Reports
73%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
60%
NATIONAL AVG. 43%
GCSE Grade 5 (strong pass) or above in both English and maths
54.9
Attainment 8 score
Results in 8 core subjects
NATIONAL AVERAGE 46.7
+0.35
Progress 8 score
SATs to GCSE
NATIONAL AVERAGE -0.03
DATA
GUIDE

Secondary Data
Explained for parents
20%
NATIONAL AVG. 14%
3 A levels at AAB or higher inc. two facilitating subjects
37.0
A level average point score
NATIONAL AVERAGE 34.3
B
-
Average A level result
NATIONAL AVERAGE C+
+0.16
A level progress score
GCSE to A level
NATIONAL AVERAGE -0.02
66%
NATIONAL AVG. 87%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

18.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 16.3:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
15.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.9%
Persistent Absence
2%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.9%
Pupils first language
not English
11.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.7%
Free school meals
6%
NATIONAL AVG. 10%
Pupils with SEN support

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School Description

The Fallibroome Academy is larger than the average secondary school. Most students are of White British heritage. The proportion of students known to be entitled to free school meals is well below average. About 7% of students with disabilities or special educational needs are supported through school action. This figure is below national averages. A similar proportion of students are supported through school action plus or have a statement of special educational needs. This figure is below the national average. The main categories of students’ special educational needs are specific learning difficulty; behaviour, emotional and social difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. A very small number of students in Years 10 and 11 attend classes on one day a week at Macclesfield College of Further Education or at the Macclesfield Youth Achievement Foundation. Approximately 9% of students are known to be eligible for the pupil premium (additional funding provided by the government). This proportion is well below the national average. The academy meets the government’s current floor standard, which sets the minimum requirements for students’ attainment and progress.

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The Fallibroome Academy Catchment Area Map

This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.

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Source:
All attending pupils
National School Census Data

Pupil heat map key

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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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 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.

See Pupil heat maps FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data.

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