St Chads Catholic and Church of England High School

Secondary
Post 16

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Grangeway
Runcorn
WA7 5YH
01928564106
Pupils
738
Ages
11 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Voluntary aided school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(26/11/19)
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41%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The school is a slightly larger than average-sized secondary school for pupils from 11 to 18 years. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is higher than average. A number of pupils are supported through the Year 7 catch-up premium. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is lower than average, as is the proportion who speak English as an additional language. The vast majority of students are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is in Inspection report: St Chad’s Catholic and Church of England High School, 14–15 June 2017 Page 11 of 14 line with the national average, but the proportion who have a statement and/or education, health and care plan is below average. The school currently uses the alternative provider ‘The Bridge School’ pupil referral unit to contribute to the education of a small number of pupils. Since the last inspection, the school has appointed a new headteacher from February 2016. In 2016, the school did not meet the government’s current floor standards for key stage 4, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress at the end of Year 11. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

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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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