Whitehill Community Academy

Name Whitehill Community Academy
Website http://www.whitehillacademy.org
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 25 June 2008
Address Occupation Lane, Illingworth, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 9RL
Phone Number 01422244471
Type Academy
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 689 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.9
Academy Sponsor I-Trust Education
Local Authority Calderdale
Percentage Free School Meals 19.7%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.3%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE

Description of the school

This is a large school with its own nursery. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion entitled to free school meals is above average. The proportion of pupils having learning difficulties and/or disabilities is also higher than usual. The school has gained a variety of awards including, Investors in People, the Healthy Eating Award, the ICT Mark, Activemark Gold, the Eco Bronze Award and the Inclusion Quality Mark. A Learning Support Unit for local schools and a Pupil Referral Unit are housed within the school. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate