Royal Alexandra and Albert School
- Royal Alexandra and Albert School
- Head: Mr Mark Dixon
- T 01737 649000
- F 01737 649002
- E [email protected]
- W www.raa-school.co.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 18.
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 1070
- Religion: Anglican/Church of England
- Fees: Full Boarding - £5,250 / Flexi Boarding - £1,450-£1,980/ Sixth Form Non-Boarding - £707
- Open days: 21st Sept 2019, 12th Oct 2019, 14th Mar 2020, 16th May 2020
- 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 21st April 2016
- 2 Full inspection 20th September 2012
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 5th June 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Year 3 entry - there are 20 Flexi Boarding places and 27 Boarding places.
Year 7 entry - there are 67 Flexi Boarding places and 46 Boarding places.
Year 12 entry - there are 20 Non-Boarding places and 20 Boarding places.
Boarders may apply at any time for any year group, subject to availability. ...Read more
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
State boarding school
Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.
Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
Special Education Needs
We are a state comprehensive school, and as such we offer the same level of support as any other comprehensive school. We do not offer additional specialist SEN support. We have a commitment to engendering a culture of achievement and have seen the percentage of pupils achieving a 4 or above in England and Maths rise from 68% in 2016 to 73% in 2018, which is above the national average.
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
Who came from where
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