Hilbre High School

Secondary Post 16
Hilbre High School, Wirral logo
Frankby Road
West Kirby
CH48 6EQ

Head:  Headteacher Mark Bellamy

Pupils: 1067

Gender: Mixed

Ages: 11 to 18

Type: Academy converter

Boarding: No

Religion: None

School Description by Ofsted

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The school is larger than the average-sized secondary school and has fewer girls than boys.

It has an average proportion of disadvantaged pupils who are eligible for support through the pupil premium (additional funding provided to the school for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those looked after by the local authority). The school has a resourced provision unit. It is a unit for 15 students with moderate learning difficulties and autistic spectrum condition.

The school takes in a large number of pupils who are not succeeding in other local schools.

Some pupils in Year 11 were educated off-site at The Vocational College and The Maritime College and worked on the Utopia Project. All of these are registered providers.

The school had an interim headteacher from September 2015; he was made permanent in March 2016.

The school has worked with Calday Grange Grammar School and West Kirby Grammar School on local safeguarding issues.

The school has received support from St John Plessington High School, a teaching school, on new assessment methods. The school has also worked with Upton Hall School FJC, which has provided support to the English and mathematics departments.

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

Progress 8 Score

Confidence interval is -0.61 to -0.21

Progress 8 Score GIRLS

Confidence interval is -0.83 to -0.18

Progress 8 Score BOYS

Confidence interval is -0.6 to -0.11

% Pupils first language not English


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