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  • Lymm High School
    Oughtrington Lane
    Lymm
    Cheshire
    WA13 0RB
  • Head: Gwyn Williams
  • T 01925 755458
  • F 01925 758439
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.lymmhigh.org.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Warrington
  • Pupils: 1836
  • Religion: None
  • Open days: October, November
  • 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 6th February 2018
    • 2 Full inspection 4th December 2013

    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: Outstanding on 4th December 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Anyone wishing to join the school should initially contact Miss A Walsh, Headteacher, to make a mutually convenient appointment. Details of available courses in the 6th Form are available through Mr Jonathan Hatton, Assistant Head and Director of Sixth Form.

This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.

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Who came from where

Who goes where

Special Education Needs

Teaching assistants support pupils who have most significant need. Some support is provided by the Local Education Authority and some is provided by the school. There are withdrawal groups for literacy and small groups for basic skills and SPLD input. These groups are taught using a multi-sensory approach. There are also homework and keyboard (typing) clubs. Some students have word processors. Some pupils have support for self esteem and behaviour modification. Students' needs are carefully screened and a range of access arrangements are provided for examinations in line with the criteria set by the examination boards.

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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.

Children get into the school from here:

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most years
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infrequently
sometimes, but not in this year


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