Crawshaw Academy

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Robin Lane
Pudsey
West Yorkshire
LS28 9HU
Phone 01135323810
Reference Number 138304

Description

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Crawshaw Academy, located at LS28 9HU in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, is a secondary school with Academy status that caters to students aged 11 to 18. With a mixed gender population, the school's enrollment stands at 1,163 students. The Crawshaw Academy logo is a blue and silver shield featuring the school's motto "Excellence, Purpose, Ambition," symbolizing local history and heritage with a crow and a tree, respectively representing Crawshaw and Shaw. Founded in the 19th century, the school has undergone extensive renovation after a 2014 rebuild due to a fire in the old school buildings. Adam J Daly serves as the school's Principal, and it operates under the City of Leeds local authority.

The school provides a comprehensive curriculum and is part of the Interserve Academies Trust. Crawshaw Academy's academic rating was "Good" according to its 2019 Ofsted report, having previously made significant improvements from its special measures status in 2014. The school initially earned specialist humanities status in 2005 and consistently strives for excellence based on its motto.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1118
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.25%
Girls: 48.75%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 225
8 229
9 226
10 215
11 195
12 0
13 28

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-09-12
Date Description Report
2019-07-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2015-11-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2015-06-02 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2015-03-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-12-02 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-04-30 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-01-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-08-10 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as Crawshaw School
2010-11-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-09-23 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-04-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-11-01 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2007-03-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-01-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-03-13 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)
43.5 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 43% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 56% 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)
-0.47 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.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 270 47
Third Preference 188 6
From another Local Authority 21 10

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

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