Humphry Davy School
- Humphry Davy School
- Head: Mr William Marshall
- T 01736 363559
- F 01736 331042
- E [email protected]…vy.cornwall.sch.uk
- W www.humphry-da…cornwall.sch.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Cornwall
- Pupils: 706
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 18th October 2016
- 2 Full inspection 9th November 2011
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 17th June 2009
- 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
We encourage all pupils with SEN to fulfil their potential here at school. We encourage students to play to their strengths and to develop their talents. We provide in class support with qualified TAs to assist pupils. We also extract pupils with literacy difficulties for work on our ARROW and WORDSHARK programmes. We have Maths Intervention classes to help those who find maths challenging. We run numerous programmes to help children manage their anger and to develop social skills. Children who benefit from the use of a lap top are provided with an Alphasmart machine for use in key lessons. In September 2005 we are opeing our state of the art ilearn centre which will cater for those who need an individual learning programme specially developed to meet their individual needs.
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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