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Great Yarmouth (VA) High School

Overview

Head teacher: Ms Wendy Missons Address: Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth, NR30 4LS School website: http://www.greatyarmouth.norfolk.sch.uk Telephone: 01493 842061 Number of pupils: 900 Age range: 11-16 years Funding type: Local Authority Maintained Gender: Mixed gender Religious affiliation: Christian Type of school: Local Authority Maintained, special school, voluntary aided school Help Local Authority website: Norfolk 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 35% 1%
2009 46% n/a
2008 46% n/a
2007 39% 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

7%
44%
39%
11%

GCSE/equiv. achievement

52.3%

Baccalaureate percentage

15.4%

Map and directions

School location School location NR30 4LS Get Directions Get directions

Please note, locations are approximate

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Great Yarmouth (VA) High School Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth Ofsted: 3 - Satisfactory Get directions

Local authority details

Local Authority: Norfolk LA Code: 926 Address: Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2DH Contact: Tim Byles Telephone: 0844 800 8020 Fax: 0844 800 8012 Website: www.norfolk.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

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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