Warden Park Secondary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1523
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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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
01243 777100

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
(15/02/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
76%
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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Broad Street
Cuckfield
Haywards Heath
RH17 5DP
01444457881

School Description

Staff and pupils greet each other respectfully. Pupils value the school’s strong community ethos. They are welcoming towards visitors. They are happy and feel safe. They say that bullying is rare and is dealt with quickly and effectively. Pupils benefit from studying a wide range of subjects. The school offers a wealth of additional opportunities for pupils. The school has high expectations for pupils’ behaviour. Low-level disruption is rare. Lessons observed during the inspection highlighted positive attitudes to behaviour and strong pupil engagement. The academic and pastoral curriculums are suitably balanced and equally valued. The character supporting curriculum is a developing aspect of the school. Character traits, such as curiosity, kindness, ambition and pride, are valued and tracked. The curriculum supports pupils to be confident, resilient and independent learners. The careers programme ensures all pupils are well prepared for their future. A very high proportion of pupils proceed to sixth-form colleges and further education. Leaders, governors and staff do all that they can to help pupils do well in school. Pupils know their teachers are passionate about their subjects. This encourages and motivates them to work hard. Senior leaders have a good understanding of the school because they are constantly to be seen around the school. They engage with pupils and appreciate the challenges facing them.

Warden Park Secondary Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>49, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>68, "strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>8, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>13} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>31, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>28, "strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 45 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>49, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>51, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>44, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022
Yes No {"yes"=>93, "no"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 226 responses up to 16-02-2022

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