Baylis Court School

Name Baylis Court School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
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Address Gloucester Avenue, Slough, SL1 3AH
Phone Number 01753531760
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 891 (100% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.4
Academy Sponsor The Thames Learning Trust
Local Authority Slough
Percentage Free School Meals 13.7%
Percentage English is Not First Language 61.1%
Persisitent Absence 6.8%
Pupils with SEN Support 6.5%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (15 October 2007)
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Description of the school

Baylis Court School is a popular, heavily over-subscribed, smaller than average secondary school. The proportion of girls with learning difficulties is more than twice the national average. The percentage of girls from minority ethnic groups is much higher than average. Two thirds of these speak English as an additional language and many are at the early stages of acquiring the language. An above average proportion are entitled to free school meals. The school gained specialist school status in the Arts in 2007 and has been awarded Investors in People, the Arts Mark Gold, Sports Mark and Healthy School’s status. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate