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Alexandra High School and Sixth Form Centre

Overview

Head teacher: Mr I Binnie Address: Alexandra Road, Tipton, DY4 7NR Telephone: 0121 5574146 Number of pupils: 1395 Age range: 11-18 years Funding type: Local Authority Maintained Gender: Mixed gender Religious affiliation: None Type of school: Local Authority Maintained, special school, foundation school Help Local Authority website: Sandwell Council

Performance scores

Information on exam results, spend per pupil and ofsted reports can be found on the Department for Education website. Updated performance table information is published every January. Follow the links in the table below for more detailed information for 2011. A/AS or equivalent achievement Help
Year Overall Ofsted grade Help GCSE or equivalent achievement Help Baccalaureate percentage Avg point score per student No. of students aged 16-18
2011 Latest Ofsted grade:
3 - Satisfactory
Link to Ofsted inspection report
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2010 39% 0% 505.1 170
2009 38% n/a 549.9 n/a
2008 21% n/a 555.2 n/a
2007 26% n/a 568.5 n/a

National average

Ofsted overall effectiveness

13%
43%
37%
8%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

53.4%

Baccalaureate percentage

15.6%

A/AS/equiv. achievement

744.8

Local average

Ofsted overall effectiveness

12%
39%
35%
14%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

43.6%

Baccalaureate percentage

4.3%

A/AS/equiv. achievement

607.6

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Local authority details

Local Authority: Sandwell LA Code: 333 Address: Metropolitan Borough Council, PO Box 41, Shaftsbury House, 402 High Street, West Bromwich B70 9LT Contact: Nigel Summers Telephone: 0121 569 2200 Fax: 0121 569 3722 Website: www.lea.sandwell.gov.uk

ICT Award

An award scheme recognising UK schools who have shown a high commitment to using technology education.

Visit the self-review framework to find out more: https://selfreview.becta.org.uk/about_the_ict_mark

Latest key stage 2 achievement

Percentage of pupils at Key Stage 2 achieving Level 4 or above in both English and Mathematics.

Latest AS or equivalent achievement


  • Average point score per student
  • Number of students aged 16-18

GCSE or equivalent achievement

Percentage of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 achieving Level 2 including English and Mathematics.

Latest Overall Ofsted grade

Inspectors form a judgement on a school's overall effectiveness based on the findings from their inspection of the school.

The following judgements, in particular, influence what the overall effectiveness judgement will be.

  • The school's capacity for sustained improvement
  • Outcomes for individuals and groups of pupils
  • The quality of teaching
  • The extent to which the curriculum meets pupils' needs
  • Including, where relevant, through partnerships
  • The effectiveness of care, guidance and support

Latest Overall Ofsted grade

Inspectors form a judgement on a school's overall effectiveness based on the findings from their inspection of the school.

The following judgements, in particular, influence what the overall effectiveness judgement will be.

  • The school's capacity for sustained improvement
  • Outcomes for individuals and groups of pupils
  • The quality of teaching
  • The extent to which the curriculum meets pupils' needs
  • Including, where relevant, through partnerships
  • The effectiveness of care, guidance and support

Here we show the percentages of schools in each overall effectiveness category for both the local authority area and England as a whole.

Contextual value added (CVA) scores

These scores show the progress a school has helped its students make from the end of one key stage to another. Along with test and examination results, they give a fair guide to the performance of a school.

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School types

Foundation school
Foundation schools are run by their own governing body, and owned by the governing body or a charitable foundation. They may have different admissions policies to community schools, which are run by local authorities.

Special Needs provision

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Nursery Provision

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Primary Provision

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Secondary Specialism

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