Greenford High School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-19
Religion Unknown
Address Lady Margaret Road
Southall
Middlesex
UB1 2GU
Phone 02085789152
Reference Number 101940

Description

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Greenford High School, located in Southall (UB1 2GU), is a non-selective mixed secondary school for students aged 11 to 19. Established in 1939, the institution has grown into a modern educational institution with comprehensive intake and a foundation status. Since 2019, Mia Pye has served as headteacher, bringing her expertise in teaching English from her 20-year tenure with the school.

The school is one of the most oversubscribed in Ealing, with more than 1,500 applications annually for its 300 Year 7 places, prioritizing siblings and local proximity. Greenford High School has a strong academic record, reflected in its Good Ofsted rating (1) from a 2022 inspection. It is also well-regarded for its modern language programs, maintaining a legacy as a former language college. Japanese, for instance, remains a particularly strong language focus.

The diverse student body consists of learners from a multitude of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. With over 1,800 students enrolled, the school boasts an inclusive and supportive atmosphere. The school aims for continuous learning success within its motto, 'Learning to Succeed.' The campus itself is spread across several buildings, borrowing the mini-campus style that was completed in 2007, providing facilities for a wide range of subjects.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1945
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.28%
Girls: 49.72%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 305
8 300
9 303
10 298
11 282
12 242
13 215

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2022-03-31
Date Description Report
2022-02-08 School inspection: School inspection:
2011-11-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-10-04 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-03-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-10-19 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2005-02-07 Full inspection Full inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
54.1 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 62% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 77% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

School Score Percentile (loc) Percentile (nationwide)
0.68 Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 288 28
Third Preference 272 17
From another Local Authority 115 11

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