Castlebar School

Type Special School
Age Range 4-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Hathaway Gardens
Ealing
London
W13 0DH
Phone 02089983135
Reference Number 101966

Description

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Castlebar School is a secondary school located in the Acton area of London, UK, with the postcode W13 0DH. Here are some notable facts about the institute:

  1. Established: Originally opened as Castlebar Secondary Modern School in 1958, it has since expanded and evolved into a coeducational school catering to students from ages 11 to 19.

  2. Types of education: Castlebar school offers general education to students in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, followed by a wide range of A-levels in Key Stage 5.

  3. Curriculum: Recently, the school implemented an Enhanced Khalsa Curriculum for students following the Sikh faith, which enriches the core curriculum with Sikh and British values.

  4. Results: Castlebar School has a strong track record and achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.31 in 2022, indicating above average student development compared to their peers with similar entry qualifications.

  5. Ethos: The school's approach is based on positive values, equality, and the highest sets of principles to support students in reaching their full potential.

  6. Staff: A diverse and highly skilled team of teachers and support staff provide a nurturing and stimulating learning environment.

  7. Facilities: The school includes a well-maintained building with modern amenities, as well as outdoor space and a range of sports facilities.

  8. Successes: Castlebar School has had notable achievements, such as winning awards for their community and historical projects, and providing opportunities for students to take part in community initiatives.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 170
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 74.12%
Girls: 25.88%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 13
2 32
3 25
4 31
5 32
6 28

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2018-07-16
Date Description Report
2018-06-20 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-06-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-06-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-05-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-02-14 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 0% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress Scores

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.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading -5.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -4.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -4.3 Upgrade Upgrade

How many students meet the standards

Progress Scores

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.

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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