Rainham Mark Grammar School
- Rainham Mark Grammar School
- Head: Mr Alan Moore
- T 01634 364151
- F 01634 260209
- E [email protected]
- W new.rainhammark.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Medway
- Pupils: 1355
- Religion: None
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 24th May 2022
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 4th June 2014
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Entrance examination administered by local LEA (Maths, VR and non-VR).
Academy convertor 2011.
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Results by exam and subject
Special Education Needs
Rainham Mark Grammar School takes great pride in the fact that it provides an excellent education for all of its pupils, irrespective of their educational needs. At various points in their education, some students are identified as having Special Educational Needs. This could relate to some physical, medical or behavioural problem that will affect their education. The Special Educational Needs team together with the staff at Rainham Mark work hard to ensure that the needs of all children, at all times are met. Working in close partnership with parents and other relevant agencies, every attempt is made to make certain that appropriate provision is made for pupils with special educational 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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