Haslingden High School and Sixth Form
- Haslingden High School and Sixth Form
- Head: Mr Mark Jackson
- T 01706 215726
- F 01706 219 861
- E [email protected]
- W www.haslingdenhigh.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lancashire
- Pupils: 1572
- 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 21st June 2017
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 12th December 2013
- 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
Haslingden High School's Learning Support Faculty is staffed by 4 full time specialist teachers and 15 Teaching Assistants. This makes us one of the largest faculties in school. The work of the faculty is extremely varied and covers: SEN, behaviour support and support of students from ethnic minorities. Haslingden High School is one of the largest secondary schools in Lancashire and with a truly comprehensive intake it caters for students whose needs are representative of the population at large. Therefore we routinely support those with: specific and moderate learning difficulties; hearing or visual impairment; speech and communication problems; behaviour or emotional difficulties; those on the autistic spectrum and many more. In recent years we have admitted several students with physical disabilities and the school has invested heavily in adapting the building to improve accessibility for this group. All Teaching Assistants undergo training in Moving and Handling to enhance our work with PD students. The success of the Learning Support Faculty stems from its inclusive principles and the flexibility and commitment of its highly motivated 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