Worthing High School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1065
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
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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
(10/3/20)
Full Report - All Reports
71%
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

South Farm Road
Worthing
BN14 7AR
01903237864

School Description

Pupils believe that this is a school where people smile. There is a strong sense of community, where older pupils look out for their younger peers and bullying is rare. One pupil said, ‘This is a very accepting school’, explaining how lessons and assemblies develop an understanding and respect for diversity. Rude or poor behaviour is not tolerated by anyone. This means that everyone can focus and learn. Pupils ask for help confidently because they recognise that their teachers want the best for them. This includes individual support to help with any upcoming examinations. Pupils know that the school prioritises giving them thoughtful care and nurture. This helps them to feel safe. Pupils speak highly of the support they receive from adults. Pupils know that there is always someone to help them explore their feelings and emotions. Leaders provide pupils with many interesting and exciting experiences. Trips abroad, alongside expeditions as part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme, are remembered fondly. Pupils engage with many extra-curricular activities that include different sports, drama and music, as well as gardening and reptile clubs. They appreciate the way that staff will always provide opportunities for pupils to find out more about their interests.

Worthing High School Parent Reviews



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