The Crestwood School

Secondary

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Bromley Lane
Kingswinford
Dudley
DY6 8QG
01384686850
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Pupils
814
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Ages
11 - 16
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(28/2/18)
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39%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
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The Crestwood School opened in March 2015. It is part of the Invictus Education Trust. Governance is provided by the trust and a local governing body. The trust also provides a range of support to all aspects of the school’s work. The school is smaller than the average-sized secondary school but it is expanding. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is below average and the proportion who speak English as an additional language is average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is well above average. An average proportion of pupils have SEN and/or disabilities, including those who have an education, health and care plan. A very small number of pupils attend off-site alternative provision at Cherry Tree Home Inspection report: The Crestwood School, 27–28 February 2018 Page 8 of 11 and Hospice on a full-time basis. Small groups of key stage 4 pupils attend Halesowen College to study animal care and Stourbridge College to study construction. Both groups of pupils attend for one afternoon a week. Post-16 provision registered to Ellowes Hall, another school in the trust, is delivered on the school site. This is inspected separately. The Listen and Learn Centre, which provides Dudley’s enhanced provision for deaf pupils with severe or profound hearing loss, is based on the school site. This is inspected separately but pupils attend lessons in the school. Their results are attributed to the Crestwood School. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.

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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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