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Hellesdon High School
Context
Principal
Mr Mike Earl
Principal
Mr Tom Rolfe
Multi-school
The Wensum Trust (Academy Trust)
Age range
11-18
Status
Academy Converter
Type
Secondary
DfE Number
4005
Contact details
Address
Hellesdon High School
187 Middletons Lane
Norwich
Norfolk
NR6 5SB
Telephone
01603-424711
Fax
01603-487602
Map


Areas
LA Area
North & East
Diocese
Not Applicable
Councillor division
Hellesdon
District
Broadland
Councillor
Ofsted
Ofsted outcome
Last inspection
21/09/2017
Pupil numbers
Number on Roll (September 2022)
1572
Planned admission numbers (2022/23)
250
Planned admission numbers (2023/24)
250
SEND Provision
Mixed year groups
None
Nurture provision
Yes
School visits
  • Individual visits
  • Open evenings
Transition support
  • Bespoke Transition package
  • Transition week
Facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Forest school
  • Inclusive before school provision
  • Inclusive after school provision
Therapeutic Offer
  • Speech and Language therapy
Mental health support
  • Qualified counsellor
  • Mental Health Champion
  • Emotional literacy support assistant (ELSA)
Independence Curriculum Offer
  • TITAN Travel training
Curriculum Offer
Number on Roll (NOR) detail
NOR September 2022
Yr 7245
Yr 8252
Yr 9246
Yr 10239
Yr 11248
Yr 12186
Yr 13153
Yr 13+3
Total1572
Admissions policy

School admission policy : 2022/23 (Agreed)

THIS SCHOOL WAS OVER-SUBSCRIBED FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

In the event of oversubscription the governors aim to apply fair oversubscription criteria.

After admission of students with an Educational, Health Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs where the School is named in the EHCP or statement, priority will be given to those students who meet the criteria set out below, in the following order:

1. ‘Looked After Children’ in the care of the LA or being provided accommodation by the LA or children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.

2. siblings of students who will be registered students in years 7-11 at the School on the first day of the term when the applicant student would be joining the School. Sibling is defined in these arrangements as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, including natural brothers or sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers or sisters.

3. children attending one of our designated feeder schools and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.

4. children attending one of our designated feeder schools and not living in catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.

5. Children living in catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA, but not attending one of our designated feeder schools

6. children of staff: a. where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made or b. where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

7. other applicants.


Show School admission policy : 2023/24 (Agreed)

School admission policy : 2023/24 (Agreed)

THIS SCHOOL WAS OVER-SUBSCRIBED FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

In the event of oversubscription the governors aim to apply fair oversubscription criteria.

After admission of students with an Educational, Health Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs where the School is named in the EHCP or statement, priority will be given to those students who meet the criteria set out below, in the following order:

1. ‘Looked After Children’ in the care of the LA or being provided accommodation by the LA or children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.

2. siblings of students who will be registered students in years 7-11 at the School on the first day of the term when the applicant student would be joining the School. Sibling is defined in these arrangements as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, including natural brothers or sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers or sisters.

3. children attending one of our designated feeder schools and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.

4. children attending one of our designated feeder schools and not living in catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.

5. Children living in catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA, but not attending one of our designated feeder schools

6. children of staff: a. where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made or b. where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

7. other applicants.


Show School admission policy : 2022/23 (Agreed)