Bluecoat Meres Academy

Secondary

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Not Rated

The Avenue
Dysart Road
Grantham
NG31 7PX
01476405200
Pupils
374
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(31/1/18)
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24%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The school is part of the West Grantham Academies Trust. There are two schools within the trust. The trustees provide governance to both schools. The school uses ‘Build a Future’ alternative provision. Currently there are too few pupils receiving their education within this provision to report. The school does not meet the current government floor standards for pupils’ achievement at the end of key stage 4. The school meets the Department for Education’s definition of a coasting school based on key stage 4 academic performance results in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s is much smaller than the average-sized secondary school. It is a non-selective school in an area where grammar schools select pupils by ability. A proportion of pupils larger than the national average are of White British heritage. A Inspection report: The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s, 31 January–1 February 2018 Page 8 of 11 small proportion of pupils come from a range of different minority ethnic backgrounds. Most of these pupils are from eastern European heritages, often speaking English as an additional language. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils attending the school is much larger than the national average. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is above average.

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