Notre Dame High School

Name Notre Dame High 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 18 September 2008
Address Fulwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3BT
Phone Number 01142302536
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1461 (46% boys 54% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.1
Academy Sponsor Notre Dame High School
Local Authority Sheffield
Percentage Free School Meals 6.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 8.1%
Persisitent Absence 8.8%
Pupils with SEN Support 0.8%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Notre Dame is a larger than average mixed Catholic high school. The percentage of students with a statement of special educational needs is lower then the average nationally. The percentage of those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is average, although this varies over year groups. The school has an integrated resource for students with physical disabilities. The proportion of students entitled to free school meals is lower then average. The numbers of students from minority ethnic backgrounds is average. The students attending the school come from all parts of the city, covering areas of advantage and disadvantage. The school has achieved many awards. It was designated a specialist college for technology in 1995 and awarded humanities and Leading Edge status in 2005. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate