Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College

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Eaton Road
Tarporley
CW6 0BL
01829732558
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Pupils
1177
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(5/3/14)
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74%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College is an average-sized school. The proportion of students supported through school action is below average. The proportion of students supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is below average. The proportion of students known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium (additional government funding to support students known to be eligible for free school meals, children of service families and those looked after by the local authority) is well below the national average. The majority students are White British with a very small proportion of students from minority ethnic groups. Very few students speak English as an additional language. A small number of students attend alternative provision for part of each week. The school uses Mid-Cheshire College to provide level 1 vocational courses. Strong links are in place with all partner primary schools to ensure continuity of learning and progress from Key Stages 2 to 3. The school is part of the Rural Excellence Action Partnership to share best practice with the three other rural schools. The headteacher is a local leader of education and has supported new headteachers in nearby schools. The school meets the current government floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress. Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College converted to become an academy in August 2012. When its predecessor school, Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College, was last inspected by Ofsted, its overall effectiveness was judged to be good.

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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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