Bedale High School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-16
Religion Does not apply
Address Fitzalan Road
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2EQ
Phone 01677422419
Reference Number 121670

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Bedale High School, a coeducational, community institution, is located on Fitzalan Road in Bedale, North Yorkshire, England. Established as a comprehensive school offering education to both boys and girls, it enrolls students from ages 11 to 16. The school has an enrollment of approximately 482 students as of 2019. Known for its good achievements, Bedale High School received a Grade 2 (good) rating in its latest Ofsted report, which followed previous judgments in 2004, 2007, and 2010. In terms of notable alumni, notable Bedale High School students include professional footballers Michael and Shane Duff, cricketer Paul Grayson, and football manager Simon Grayson. Notable events in the school's history include the publication of a live broadcast of "Any Questions?" in 2001 and a 2017 student protest against a toilet break restriction.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 547
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 49.29%
Girls: 50.71%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 130
8 124
9 105
10 104
11 103

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-02-18
Date Description Report
2019-01-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2017-07-13 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-11-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-09-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-01-21 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2012-11-16 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2012-09-19 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-11-02 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2010-12-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-11-03 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2007-09-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-11-03 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)
40.1 Unlock Unlock

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 28% Unlock Unlock
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 54% Unlock Unlock

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)
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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:

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GCSE Results

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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.

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2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
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Second Preference 49 3
Third Preference 22 1
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years

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Name Distance
Bedale Church of England Primary School
Firby Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2AT
0.14 miles
Aiskew, Leeming Bar Church of England Primary School
2 Leeming Lane, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9AU
1.9 miles
Leeming and Londonderry Community Primary School
Roman Road, Leeming, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9SG
1.99 miles
Snape Community Primary School
INGS LANE, SNAPE, BEDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DL8 2TF
2.05 miles
Crakehall Church of England Primary School
The Green, Crakehall, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1HP
2.09 miles
Thornton Watlass Church of England Primary School
Thornton Watlass, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4AH
2.45 miles
Burneston Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Burneston, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2HX
2.89 miles
Leeming RAF Community Primary School
Gatenby, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9NQ
3.11 miles
Hackforth and Hornby Church of England Primary School
Hackforth, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1PE
3.73 miles
Kirkby Fleetham Church of England Primary School
Forge Lane, Kirkby Fleetham, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 0SA
4.42 miles
Ainderby Steeple Church of England Primary School
Station Lane, Morton-on-Swale, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9QR
4.72 miles
Masham CofE VA Primary School
Masham, Market Place, 1 Millgate, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4EG
4.96 miles
Name Distance
Mowbray School
Masham Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2SD
0.29 miles
The Dales School
Morton-on-Swale, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9QW
4.74 miles
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Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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