John Masefield High School

Secondary
Post 16

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Mabel's Furlong
Ledbury
HR8 2HF
01531631012
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Pupils
909
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(19/9/17)
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61%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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John Masefield High School is an average-sized rural comprehensive school with a sixth form. John Masefield High School converted to become an academy on 1 June 2011. When its predecessor school, John Masefield High School, was last inspected by Ofsted it was judged to be good. Almost all students are of White British heritage. The percentage of students from ethnic minority groups, or whose first language is not English is much lower than the national average. The proportion of students eligible for the pupil premium is below the national average. This is additional money allocated by the government for looked after children and those known to be eligible for free school meals. The proportion of students with special educational needs supported at school action is average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is above average. The school is designated as a specialist Performing Arts College. A small number of students attend alternative provision off site at Herefordshire and Ludlow College, Hartpury College Gloucester, Worcester College of Technology, The Red Cross Ledbury, Keith St Peter Hair Academy and Motorv8. The school exceeds the government’ current floor standards, which are the minimum levels expected for students’ attainment and progress for secondary schools.

John Masefield High School Catchment Area Map

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01432 260926 (primary) 01432 260925 (secondary)

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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