Chapel-en-le-Frith High School

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About Chapel-en-le-Frith High School

Name Chapel-en-le-Frith High School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mr Simon Grieves
Address Long Lane, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, SK23 0TQ
Phone Number 01298813118
Phase Secondary
Type Community school
Age Range 11-16
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 931
Local Authority Derbyshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher and senior leaders lead with a clear moral purpose. They are skilled and are committed to further improving this inclusive school.

Governors promote an ethos of high aspirations for pupils. They support and challenge leaders to make the school even better. Pupils' outcomes are good.

Pupils' attainment is well above average in English and mathematics. Pupils at the end of Year 11, in 2018, made progress that was average overall. Pupils currently at the school make good progress in most subjects.

Disadvantaged pupils are catching up with their peers. However, many do not fulfil their potential. Pupils with special e...ducational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) make good progress from their starting points.

The curriculum is well planned at both key stages 3 and 4. There is a good balance of academic and vocational subjects to meet pupils' needs. Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is very strong.

They benefit from a wide range of experiences and opportunities. Pupils say, 'Staff go the extra mile for us.' Teaching is good overall.

Teachers have strong subject knowledge and plan interesting activities that largely engage pupils in their learning. Pupils typically experience good-quality teaching during their time in school. Pupils are proud of their school.

They are loyal to the school and greatly value their time here. Pupils' behaviour is outstanding. They are diligent and committed to their learning.

Pupils show respect for each other and their teachers. Pupils' conduct during the inspection was seen to be impeccable, both during lesson and social times. Pastoral support is a key strength of the school.

Pupils say they feel safe and that bullying is extremely rare. There is a strong commitment to equality and diversity. Difference is acknowledged and celebrated.

Overall, pupils' attendance is above average. However, a few pupils do not attend school regularly enough. The school's safeguarding arrangements are highly effective.

Leaders lack precision in their analysis and

Information about this school

The school slightly smaller than the average-sized secondary school. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium funding is much lower than the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is below the national average.

The proportion of pupils with an education, health and care plan (EHCP) is well above the national average. Most pupils who have an EHCP are supported within the enhanced resource provision, which is fully integrated as part of the whole school. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is much lower than the national average, with the vast majority of pupils being White British.

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