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  • Gumley House School FCJ
    St John's Road
    Isleworth
    TW7 6XF
  • Head: Caroline Braggs
  • T 020 8568 8692
  • F 020 8758 2674
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.gumleyhouse.com
  • A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Hounslow
  • Pupils: 1,094; sixth formers: 173 (20 boys)
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Open days: Early July, late September and early October.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 16th October 2018
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 1st April 2014
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Spacious campus. The central Queen Anne house is set in 10 acres of pretty grounds. Lawns are punctuated with numerous picnic tables, which are well populated in the summer term. Generally very decent results. Around 26 subjects offered at A level. Currently, English, maths, sociology and chemistry are popular sixth form choices. Part of a consortium with Gunnersbury and St Mark’s, so those favouring less conventional subjects such as classical civilisation can...

 

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since September 2021, Stephen Byrne, previously deputy head.

Entrance

Open mornings and evenings in the autumn term for prospective pupils. Non-selective academically in year 7, when 192 are admitted. Governing body in charge of admissions. Candidates divided according to the RC deanery in which they live, with a different percentage of places allotted to each of six deaneries. Preference to baptised, practising Catholics.

Pupils entering the school in the sixth form need English and maths level 5 and three different subjects at a minimum of level 5, with at least 6 in A level subjects. No faith requirement for those arriving for the final two years.

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Please note: Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

Who came from where

Who goes where

Special Education Needs

We have wheelchair access to all areas of the curriculum and to 90% of the facilities/sites.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment Y
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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.

Children get into the school from here:

regularly
most years
quite often
infrequently
sometimes, but not in this year

Who came from where


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