Driffield School and Sixth Form
- Driffield School and Sixth Form
- Head: Mr Scott Ratheram
- T 01377 253631
- F 01377 256922
- E [email protected]
- W www.driffieldschool.net
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
- Pupils: 1389
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 8th January 2020
- Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 1st March 2016
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
Special Education Needs
Driffield School has always been held in very high regard for our inclusive approach to education. There are many examples of excellent practice of student support across the whole curriculum. However, we are not complacent, we continue to respond to the changing needs of young people and to evaluate our practice in line with government strategy. The launch of a Student Services Team has allowed a 'joined up' multi-agency approach to issues that occur in the classroom. We strive to remove all barriers to learning by identifying children's needs early and providing effective support and intervention. Student Services consists of a team of highly qualified, motivated and enthusiastic teachers and teaching assistants with a diverse range of experience. Support is provided for all student needs, ranging from learning social, communication, emotional, behavioural and physical difficulties, as well as English as an Additional Language.
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