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  • Castle View Enterprise Academy
    Cartwright Road
    Sunderland
    Tyne and Wear
    SR5 3DX
  • Head: Mrs Janet Bridges
  • T 0191 594 6330
  • F 01915 535537
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.castleview…seacademy.co.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Sunderland
  • Pupils: 765
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
    • 1 Short inspection 22nd March 2017
    • 2 Full inspection 13th January 2012

    Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.

  • Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 22nd March 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

New academy opened Sept 2009 replaced Castle View School.

This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.

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Special Education Needs

Castle View School has a large number of students who are currently on the SEN Register - around 28% of its students on role. Many students experience difficulty with literacy and numeracy skills which makes it difficult for them to access the curriculum. In- class support is allocated to students to assist with their reading and comprehension skills. Students are sometimes withdrawn to work in small groups on the work being covered within the class to help consolidate the concepts being covered. Students are then returned to the class to build upon their subject knowledge and develop their skills. Those students who experience severe literacy skills are taught for several periods a week in a small group situation where intensive help is given with phonic and word building skills. Particular focus is given to develop confidence and raise self esteem and confidence with these students. Corrective Reading is taught to non-readers and those with exceptionally weak literacy skills. A Morning Reading Club is also available for less able readers where Year 10 pupils act as mentors and encourage reading skills. The Learning Support Department offers a wide range of help and support to all students within the school. Support staff have developed excellent working relationships with students of all ages and offer help and advice to students throughout their school career. Staff within the department offer a wide range of lunchtime activities to encourage student participation and development of confidence and self esteem.

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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

Further reading

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.

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