Haberdashers' Adams

Secondary
Post 16

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High Street
Newport
TF10 7BD
01952953810
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Pupils
918
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Boys
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(28/11/13)
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NATIONAL AVG. 60%
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Adams’ Grammar school converted to an academy in January 2011. When the predecessor school, Adams’ Grammar School, was last inspected by Ofsted it was judged to be outstanding. This oversubscribed school is smaller than the average secondary school with a sixth form, and has boarding provision for 90 boys. The large sixth form accepts boys and girls from the wider area. The school is a Haberdashers’ Company school, and the company appoints the governing body. It is federated with Abraham Darby School in Telford. The student population is stable with very few students joining or leaving the school partway through the year. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is much lower than the national average. Very few students are eligible for support through the pupil premium, the additional funding provided by the government for students who are looked after by the local authority, known to be eligible for free school meals or children of service families. A much smaller than average proportion of students are disabled or have special educational needs, supported through school action, school action plus or a have statement of special educational needs. The school does not use alternative provision. The school is on two sites about a mile apart. One site is used predominately for boarding and for games. The school meets the government’s current floor standard, which sets the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress.

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