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George Stephenson High School

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Type:
Secondary schools
Headteacher:
Mr Ian D Wilkinson
School roll:
885 pupils
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Ofsted judgement:
(During the Ofsted inspection, the inspector made Good judgements.)
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(This is the percentage of pupils who attained 5 or more GCSEs at grade C or above, incl English and Maths.)

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The school is about the same size as most secondary schools although numbers fluctuate from year to year. The school serves a mixed area with pockets of economic and social deprivation. Relatively few students are entitled to free school meals. The proportion of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD) has risen in recent years and is now well above the national average although the proportion of students with a statement of educational need is in line with national figures. Some students have social and emotional difficulties. Most students are from White British backgrounds. A very small proportion of students are learning English as an additional language. The school was designated as a specialist school in September 2005, specialising in humanities. There is a small sixth form run in collaboration with two other schools. The number of students in the sixth form increased considerably in 2007. The school has a number of external awards and accreditations including The Healthy School Award. The school was a member of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust most improved club in 2006 and 2007.

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Southgate, Killingworth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE12 6SA
 




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