Kendrick School

Name Kendrick School
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 09 October 2008
Address London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BN
Phone Number 01189015859
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 739 (100% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.9
Academy Sponsor Kendrick School
Local Authority Reading
Percentage Free School Meals 2.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 28.4%
Persisitent Absence 3.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 2.4%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Kendrick is an oversubscribed, selective school. It has been a specialist science school since 2003 and added a second languages specialism in 2008. Approximately 30 girls each year join the sixth form from other schools. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is higher than in most schools but all are fluent in English. The proportion of girls eligible for free school meals is very low. The school has Healthy Schools and Sportsmark status. A soft federation has been formed with Reading Girls’ School. The headteacher of Kendrick is now the executive headteacher of both schools. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate