- Abbeyfield School
- Head: Mrs Siona Robson
- T 01604 763616
- F 01604 765036
- E [email protected]
- W www.abbeyfieldschool.org.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Northamptonshire
- Pupils: 1271
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 11th May 2016
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 2nd July 2014
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2012
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Results by exam and subject
Special Education Needs
We have a large Education Support Department with 2 teachers, 1 associate teacher and 28 Teaching assistants. We currently have approximately 270 students on the special needs register and cater for 40 students with widely varying Statements of Special Educational Need. Their primary needs include autism, cerebal palsy, hearing impairment, mild and moderate learning difficulties, specific learning difficulties and behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. We have a growing population of students across all year groups who have English as an Additional language, with many languages being spoken by both students and staff.
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year
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