Queen Elizabeth's School
- Queen Elizabeth's School
- Head: Mr Simon Firth
- T 01202 885233
- F 01202 840703
- E [email protected]
- W www.queenelizabeths.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 18.
- Read about the best schools in Dorset
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Dorset
- Pupils: 1585
- Religion: Church of England
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 1 Short inspection 19th September 2017
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.
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
A very high achieving comprehensive school and Specialist Sports College with excellent facilities, especially in ICT and Sport (including pool, all weather Astroturf pitch, 12 new tennis courts, squash, climbing wall and large Sports Hall). Currently heavily oversubscribed, covering a very wide catchment area in East Dorset.
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
Queen Elizabeth's School is a wholly inclusive school commmitted to providing a high quality individualised learning experience for every student. SEN support will therefore meet a variety of needs in a variety of ways, including in class support (the most common type of support), small group teaching in literacy and numeracy, one-to-one teaching, the use of specialised external support, and group work through our teenage drop-in centre on such issues as social skills and self-esteem.
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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