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  • Sherburn High School
    Garden Lane
    West Yorkshire
    LS25 6AS
  • Head: Mrs Maria Williams
  • T 01977 682442
  • F 01977 682752
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: North Yorkshire
  • Pupils: 749
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • 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 26th April 2017
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 22nd April 2015
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

I am delighted to introduce you to Sherburn High School, an 11-18 mixed comprehensive which is
situated in an attractive position on the western fringes of the village of Sherburn-in-Elmet. It is a
school where everyone achieves success, where individual talents are nurtured, where everyone feels
secure and special and where a happy working atmosphere prevails.
This was confirmed by our September 2001 OFSTED Inspection Report which states that: "The school
is a good school with many strengths.
Pupils attitudes to school are good. They enjoy coming and taking part in all that it offers and are
proud of their school.
The quality of teaching is good. In the sixth form teaching is very good overall.
The leadership and management of the school are good, characterised by care and concern for others
which is reflected in the way pupils relate to each other and to other adults.
Sherburn High School is a successful and thriving community, partly because we see education as a
partnership between committed and loyal staff, interested parents and motivated students. We aim for excellence in all that we do.
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Who came from where

Who goes where

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:

most years
quite often
sometimes, but not in this year

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