Worthing High School

Secondary

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South Farm Road
Worthing
BN14 7AR
01903237864
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Pupils
948
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Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(19/4/16)
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54%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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The school is an average-sized 11–16 school. Year 7 pupils joined the school for the first time in September 2015. Boys outnumber girls in all years but the gender balance is narrowing. The proportion of pupils who are disadvantaged and supported by the pupil premium is below average. The pupil premium is funding for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and for looked after children. Due to the change in the age of transfer, disadvantaged Year 7 pupils’ funding was allocated to their previous school. Worthing High will receive catch-up funding for the 40 Year 7 pupils who did not attain Level 4 in English or mathematics at the end of Year 6. Close to nine out of ten pupils are of White British heritage with very small numbers from several minority ethnic backgrounds. The proportion of pupils who receive support for special educational needs or disability is slightly above average. Only a very small number of pupils attend full-time alternative educational provision, either for medical or specific learning needs. Since the previous inspection, the school has met the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The school meets the requirements on the publication of information on its website.

Worthing High School Catchment Area Map

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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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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.

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  1. Look at our 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 last 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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