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Our Lady's Catholic High School

Overview

Head teacher: Mr Nigel Ranson Address: St Anthony's Drive, Preston, PR2 3SQ School website: http://www.olchs.lancs.sch.uk/ Telephone: 01772 326900 Number of pupils: 890 Age range: 11-16 years Funding type: Local Authority Maintained Gender: Mixed gender Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic Type of school: Local Authority Maintained, special school, voluntary aided school Help Local Authority website: Lancashire Council

Features:
Has a specialism

Specialisms: Maths and Computing

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:
2 - Good
Link to Ofsted inspection report
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2010 69% 9%
2009 70% n/a
2008 64% n/a
2007 56% n/a

National average

Ofsted overall effectiveness

13%
43%
37%
8%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

53.4%

Baccalaureate percentage

15.6%

Map and directions

School location School location PR2 3SQ Get Directions Get directions

Please note, locations are approximate

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Our Lady's Catholic High School St Anthony's Drive, Preston Ofsted: 2 - Good Get directions

Local authority details

Local Authority: Lancashire LA Code: 923

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

Voluntary aided
Voluntary aided schools are normally owned by a charity and run by a governing body. They are mostly religious schools - also called 'faith' schools. They have their own admissions process.

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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