Up Holland High School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
845
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, 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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(23/05/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
64%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
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 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% 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
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Sandbrook Road
Orrell
Wigan
WN5 7AL
01695625191

School Description

Pupils at Up Holland High School rise admirably to leaders’ high expectations of their behaviour. They behave well. Pupils are respectful of others, and they model the school’s values in their day-to-day actions. Leaders’ ambition for excellence is reflected in a well-designed and aspirational curriculum for pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Most pupils achieve well across a broad range of subjects. When incidents of bullying are reported, leaders deal with them quickly and effectively. They do not tolerate discriminatory behaviour. Pupils told inspectors that they can turn to a trusted member of staff when needed. Pupils are confident that staff will help them. Pupils also appreciate the online system for reporting any worries, no matter how small. Most pupils feel safe and happy in school. Leaders cater well for pupils’ wider development. There are exciting enrichment opportunities on offer. For example, pupils enjoy the sporting clubs, ‘junk kouture’ club and the ‘phoenix voices’ choir. Half termly character and culture days help to build pupils’ skills and their understanding of life in modern Britain. For example, pupils are equipped well to tackle gender stereotypes, and they understand how mortgages work. By the end of Year 11, pupils are suitably prepared to be active and responsible citizens in contemporary society.

Up Holland High School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>17, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>58, "strongly_agree"=>9, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>19, "strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>44, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>25, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 16 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>44, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>74, "no"=>26} UNLOCK Figures based on 78 responses up to 25-05-2023

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