Hodgson Academy


Name Hodgson Academy
Website http://www.hodgson.lancs.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 24 September 2008
Address Moorland Road, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7EU
Phone Number 01253882815
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-16
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1137 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.7
Academy Sponsor Hodgson Academy
Local Authority Lancashire
Percentage Free School Meals 9.8%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.3%
Persisitent Absence 10.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.9%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Hodgson School is an above average sized school serving a wide catchment area within the Wyre district of Lancashire. The area has below average levels of social and economic deprivation and the percentage of students entitled to free school meals is low. Most students are White British and very few have English as an additional language. The number of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. The school has been a specialist Technology College since 1996 and now, as a high performing specialist school, has a second specialism as a member of the Raising Attainment Partnership Programme. It holds many national awards including Sportsmark, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Mark, Charter Mark for Excellence and has Investors in People status. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate