Budehaven Community School

Secondary
Post 16

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Valley Road
Bude
EX23 8DQ
01288353271
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Pupils
1120
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Foundation school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(7/2/17)
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57%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Since the previous inspection, a new headteacher has been appointed, along with a new deputy headteacher and four new senior leaders. A new chair of the governing body was appointed in July 2016, with a new vice-chair and other new governors. The school’s sports facilities are used by the local community. They are operated by Budehaven Community Leisure, an organisation managed by the school. Sports development at over 20 local primary schools is supported using these facilities and the expertise of staff. The school runs a local authority commissioned resource base known as ‘the ARBour’ for a small number of pupils with complex and severe learning difficulties. Inspection report: Budehaven Community School, 7–8 February 2017 Page 9 of 12 An integrated healthcare facility known as ‘the Haven’ is based on site. The school is larger than the average-sized secondary school. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs/or disabilities is above average. The proportion of pupils who are supported through pupil premium funding is average. Almost all pupils are White British. There are very few from minority ethnic groups and very few speak English as an additional language. The school is being supported by a national leader of education through the Dartmoor Teaching School Alliance. Further support is being accessed through the National Governors Association. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress by the end of Year 11. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

Budehaven Community School Catchment Area Map

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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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  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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