We have looked at 10 schools within a 5.9 mile... Chetwynde School, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Impact Assessment

Chetwynde School, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Impact Assessment
We have looked at 10 schools within a 5.9 mile radius and 3 colleges within a 16.1 mile radius from the site from Chetwynde
School. We have concluded that Chetwynde School’s impact will vary between minimal and moderate, the details are set out
below.
Primary Schools
Background Data: LA and National Attainment at KS2 (2012/13)
Cumbria (77%), National (76%)
KS2 2013 (%
achieving
level 4 or
above in
Reading,
School
Writing and
Ofsted
School name
type
Capacity
Mathematics)
grade
Impact rating
120 places
Moderate to High – This school is 0.4
miles from Chetwynde. Exam
7-11
Overall
performance at this school is relatively
surplus of 32
low compared to Chetwynde. However,
Voluntary
places
75%
it is rated Good by Ofsted and is still
Aided
likely to attract parents looking for a
St Paul's CofE Junior School
Average or
Good
CofE faith education for their child.
School
35 places at close to
(2009)
There is a surplus of places and the
Church of
entry point
average
size of this school will make it more
England
sensitive to small decreases in the
10 entry
number of pupils attending in the future.
Mixed
level places
However, parents could be swayed by
unfilled in
Chetwynde’s good reputation.
12/13
3-11
Holy Family Catholic
Primary School
Voluntary
Aided
School
Roman
Catholic
Mixed
203 places
No surplus
places
30 places at
entry point
1 entry level
places
unfilled in
12/13
210 places
Overall
surplus of 7
school
Community
places
School
92%
Well above
average
Good
(2013)
Moderate - This school is 0.5 miles
from Chetwynde. Exam performance is
well above the national average and
parents looking for a Roman Catholic
education for their child may choose
this school over Chetwynde. However,
parents could be swayed by
Chetwynde’s good reputation.
Good
(2013)
Moderate – This school is 0.6 miles
from Chetwynde. Impact is judged
moderate because this school performs
above national averages. There is low
surplus places and due to published
KS2 performance at, parents may want
choose this school over Chetwynde.
However, parents could be swayed by
Chetwynde’s good reputation.
4-11
Dane Ghyll School
Not a faith
school
Mixed
30 places at
entry point
1 entry level
places
unfilled in
12/13
83%
Above
average
3-11
Newbarns Primary
School
406 places
No surplus
Community places
School
60 places at
Not a faith entry point
school
No unfilled
Mixed
places at
entry point
54%
Well below
average
Minimal – This school is 0.6 miles from
Chetwynde. Performance is well below
the National Average. The Ofsted rating
is Outstanding, which is likely to attract
Outstanding
parents, and the larger capacity will
(2013)
make the school less sensitive to
fluctuations in pupil numbers. However,
parents could be swayed by Chetwynde
reputation and all though education.
216 places
3-7
Victoria Infant and
Nursery School
Overall
surplus of 26
Community
places
School
Not a faith
school
Mixed
75 places at
entry point
20 entry
level places
unfilled in
12/13
No KS2 data
Good
(2011)
Moderate – This school is 0.7 miles
from Chetwynde. There is no KS2 data
for this school. However, parents could
be swayed by Chetwynde reputation
and all though education.
Secondary Schools
Background Data: LA and National Attainment at KS4 (2012/13)
Cumbria (56.5%), National (60.8%)
School name
School type
Capacity
Attainment in
2012/13 at
KS4 (%
achieving 5 A*C including
English and
Maths)
Ofsted grade
Impact rating
1000 places
11-16
St Bernard's Catholic
High
Voluntary Aided
School
Roman Catholic
Mixed
Overall surplus
of 56 school
places
200 places at
entry point
3 entry level
places unfilled
in 12/13
57%
Below average
Inadequate
(2013)
Moderate to High – This
school is 0.2 miles from
Chetwynde. There may be
some impact with having a
Christian denomination.
However, the school is
below average KS4 results
and Inadequate Ofsted
rating may sway parents.
1200 places
11-16
Furness Academy
Academy Sponsor
Led
Not a faith school
Mixed
Overall surplus
of 16 school
places
240 places at
entry point
46%
Well below
average
Inadequate
(2013)
57 entry level
places unfilled
in 12/13
Moderate – This school is
1.1 miles from Chetwynde.
There may be some
impact with the Inadequate
Ofsted rating and the well
below average results.
Parents may choose
Chetwynde over this
school for its good
reputation, Christian ethos
and results.
1050 places
11-16
Dowdales School
Community School
Not a faith school
Mixed
No surplus
places
61%
210 places at
entry point
Average or
close to
average
1 entry level
places unfilled
in 12/13
Good
(2013)
Minimal – This school is
2.0 miles from Chetwynde.
The proposed free school
is unlikely to have an effect
on this school as it was
above average results and
received a Good Ofsted
rating.
720 places
11-16
Walney School
Foundation School
Not a faith school
Mixed
Overall surplus
of 45 school
places
40%
180 places at
entry point
Well below
average
Inadequate
(2013)
26 entry level
places unfilled
in 12/13
1311 places
11-18
Ulverston Victoria High
School
Community School
Not a faith school
Mixed
Overall surplus
of 126 places
186 places at
entry point
No unfilled
places at entry
point
62%
Above average
Good
(2013)
Moderate to High – This
school is 2.9 miles from
Chetwynde. The school
performs well below
national averages in KS4
and recently received an
Ofsted rating of
inadequate. This school
has surplus places, which
may increase as parents
may to send their children
to Chetwynde.
Minimal - This school is
5.9 miles from Chetwynde.
The proposed free school
is unlikely to have an effect
on this school as it was
above average results and
received a Good Ofsted
rating.
Colleges
Background Data: LA and National Attainment at KS5 (2012/13)
Cumbria (793.2), National (785.6)
College name
College type
Barrow-in-Furness
Sixth Form College
Sixth Form College
Not a faith college
Capacity
833 learners
KS5
Attainment
in 2012/13
(Average
points score
per student
at level 3)
786.7
99.9%
of Average
learners
are close
aged 16-18
average
or
to
Ofsted grade
Good
(2009)
Impact rating
Moderate - This college is
0.1 miles from Chetwynde.
While 99.9% of learners are
of an age where Chetwynde
would compete for places,
the high pupil capacity will
also mitigate any potential
pupil losses. The college
has an Ofsted rating of good
and performs around the
average
compared
to
national results.
1743 learners
Furness College
General Further
Education College
Not a faith college
Lancaster and
Morecambe College
General Further
Education College
Not a faith college
47.7% of
learners are
aged 16-18
No KS5 data
Good
(2010)
This is a
medium-sized
college
2448 learners
50.4% of
learners are
aged 16-18
This is a large
college
No KS5 data
Good
(2012)
Minimal – This medium
sized college is 1.9 miles
from Chetwynde. We judge
that the new free school will
have limited impact, as it will
only offer A levels and not
vocational subjects
Minimal – This large college
is 16.1 miles away from
Chetwynde We judge that
the new free school will
have limited impact, as it will
only offer A levels and not
vocational subjects.
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