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The Dearne Advanced Learning Centre

Overview

Head teacher: Mr N Clark Address: Goldthorpe Road, Rotherham, S63 9EW Telephone: 01709 892211 Number of pupils: 1035 Age range: 11-16 years Funding type: Local Authority Maintained Gender: Mixed gender Religious affiliation: Does not apply Type of school: Local Authority Maintained, special school, community school Help Local Authority website: Barnsley Council

Features:
Has a specialism

Specialisms: Humanities

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.
Year Overall Ofsted grade Help GCSE or equivalent achievement Help Baccalaureate percentage
2011 Latest Ofsted grade:
3 - Satisfactory
Link to Ofsted inspection report
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2010 30% 0%
2009 30% n/a
2008 22% n/a
2007 20% n/a

National average

Ofsted overall effectiveness

13%
43%
37%
8%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

53.4%

Baccalaureate percentage

15.6%

Local average

Ofsted overall effectiveness

3%
45%
35%
16%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

40.2%

Baccalaureate percentage

6.1%

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School location School location S63 9EW Get Directions Get directions

Please note, locations are approximate

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Local authority details

Local Authority: Barnsley LA Code: 370 Address: Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2TA Contact: Phil Coppard Telephone: 01226 770770 Fax: 01226 773099 Website: www.barnsley.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

Community school
Community schools are run by local authorities, who employ the staff, own the land and buildings, and are responsible for admitting pupils. Community schools make strong links with their local community, offering their facilities and providing services like childcare and adult learning classes.

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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