The Rawlett School (An Aet Academy)
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1049
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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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 2021, ONS
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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 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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(28/3/17)
Full Report - All Reports
57%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
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 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% 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

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Comberford Road
Tamworth
B79 9AA
0182757178

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You and your well-established leadership team are deeply committed to the school and are proud of the exceptional progress made by your pupils in many areas. Your staff and pupils share your pride in the school and recognise the continuing improvements. Leaders have a good understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the school. You were able to clearly articulate areas in need of improvement and had put in place actions plans that would support this. However, some leaders were not sure about whether these initiatives had been consistently implemented across the school to therefore be making a positive difference. For example, pupils told us that they had very different opportunities during form time to participate in the personal development programme despite an agreed schedule of activities. You recognise that further work needs to be done to ensure that senior and middle leaders are checking that agreed actions and activities are in place. You rightly point to the significant improvement in mathematics since the last inspection as an example of the impact of effective school improvement activity. A new curriculum has been developed to ensure that all pupils have enough time to develop a good understanding of the key concepts. Assessment information is used forensically to target interventions for those in need of help. Lessons are purposeful and challenging and pupils engage well with planned activities. Pupils of all ability groups now make rapid progress in mathematics.

The Rawlett School (An Aet Academy) Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“Excellent”

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"> Rawlett school have fantastic values and the teaching has seen my childs' attainment grow phenomenally.
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Strongly Agree 51% Agree 43% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>51, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018
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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

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Figures based on 129 responses up to 08-06-2018

Responses taken from Ofsted Parent View

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