Unsworth Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
School Guide Rating
Not Rated


Parr Lane
Bury
BL9 8LP
01617969820
Pupils
824
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(12/11/19)
Full Report - All Reports
56%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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Unsworth Academy is a well-run school. Leaders are ambitious for pupils. They are determined that pupils will do well, and they make this message clear to pupils, parents, carers and staff. Examination results have improved year-on-year since the school opened. Pupils’ work is of a good quality. The headteacher welcomes pupils at the school gate at the start of each day. Pupils like this. Teachers and other staff take the time to get to know pupils when they join the school. This helps pupils to settle, make new friends and learn well. Pupils enjoy coming to school. They say they feel safe and confident to be themselves. Pupils understand and respect each other’s differences. They say that bullying is rare, and that staff sort any issues that might happen. There is a calm and friendly atmosphere around the school. Pupils behave well and try hard in lessons. They are confident to speak about what they know and what they think. Leaders are improving the curriculum to help pupils know more and remember more. Leaders’ work in some subjects, such as mathematics, is making a positive difference to the work of the school. The curriculum is still developing in other subjects.

Unsworth Academy Catchment Area Map

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National School Census Data 2020
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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 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.

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