Lady Lumley's School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Swainsea Lane
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 8NG
Phone 01751472846
Reference Number 148602

Description

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Lady Lumley's School is a coeducational secondary institution and sixth form situated in Pickering, North Yorkshire, England, with the postcode YO18 8NG. Founded in 1670 and initially endowed by Frances, Viscountess Lumley, the school was developed from two single-sex grammar schools in Thornton-le-Dale and Pickering, unified in 1904/05.

The school's ethos is exemplified in its motto, "Deo, Regi, Patriae," meaning "For God, King, Country." It has over 1,253 pupils and is currently an academy, part of the Coast and Vale Learning Trust. Lady Lumley's has links with schools worldwide, reflecting a global outlook that extends to Tanzania, Morocco, China, and France.

Lady Lumley's School received recognition for its sports accomplishments, having won Sportsmark 2008, an iNET qualification, and a British Schools Orienteering award. It has also been designated a Healthy School and holds multiple awards from Specialist Schools and Academies Trust.

The school underwent Ofsted inspection in 2010, which rated it overall as a grade 2 (good) institution. Notable former students include athletes Richard Buck, political figure John Healey (Labour MP), and footballers Craig and Chris Short.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 860
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.31%
Girls: 49.69%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 122
8 151
9 127
10 140
11 153
12 57
13 45

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-05-24
Date Description Report
2024-04-09 School inspection: School 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)
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GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 52% Unlock Unlock
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 71% 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 53 9
Third Preference 38 3
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years

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Name Distance
Pickering Community Junior School
Middleton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8AJ
0.18 miles
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - a Catholic voluntary academy
Swainsea Lane, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8AR
0.19 miles
Pickering Community Infant School
Ruffa Lane, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AT
0.57 miles
Thornton Dale CofE Primary School
Castle Close, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7TW
2.46 miles
Sinnington Community Primary School
Friars Hill, Sinnington, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 6SL
3.42 miles
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