Kendrick School


Name Kendrick School
Website http://www.kendrick.reading.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 09 October 2008
Address London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BN
Phone Number 01189015859
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 746 (100% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.2
Percentage Free School Meals 0.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 29.9%

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