Fernwood School is a secondary school located in Nottingham. According to Ofsted inspection, the school's overall effectiveness, quality of education, outcomes for pupils and management effectiveness are outstanding. The school inspection was carried out on 19/04/2012. The overall pupil absence from this school is 4.7%, which is 0.7 percentage points lower than the UK average.

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Goodwood Road, Nottingham

School Information

Address: Goodwood Road, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
Website: http://www.fernwoodschool.org.uk/
Telephone: 01159286326
School Type: Academy converter
Education phase: Secondary
Local authority: Nottingham
Headteacher / Principal: Mr Paul Burke
Religious character: None
Admissions policy: Non-selective
Unique reference: 136724

Ofsted Inspection

  • Overall Effectiveness
  • Quality Of Education
  • Outcomes For Pupils
  • Management Effectiveness

Ofsted inspection date: 19/04/2012

Pupils

Information

Age Range: 11 - 16
Gender: Mixed
School Capacity: 1020
Number of Pupils: 1127
Number of Boys: 597
Number of Girls: 530

Absence

SchoolEngland state-funded schools:
Overall absence: 4.7% 4%
Persistent absence: 10.7% 8.2%

Education - Secondary

Progress 8 score

Above Average: 0.27 Confidence interval 0.09 to 0.45
Of the 199 pupils at the end of key stage 4 in this school, 193 are included in this measure.

Entering EBacc

School:70%
England Average:40%

Staying in education or entering employment

School:94%
England Average:94%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

School:56%
England Average:43%

Attainment 8 score

School:52.4
England Average:46.7

EBacc average point score

School:4.83
England Average:4.07

Nearby Schools

Primary

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Fernwood Primary School
Arleston Drive , Wollaton NG8 2FZ
3out of 4 178 yd Community school Yes Mixed More About School
Firbeck Academy
Firbeck Road , Wollaton NG8 2FB
2out of 4 960 yd Academy sponsor led Yes Mixed More About School
Portland Spencer Academy
Westwick Road , Bilborough NG8 4HB
3out of 4 1,059 yd Academy sponsor led Yes Mixed More About School
Glenbrook Spencer Academy
Wigman Road , Bilborough NG8 4PD
3out of 4 1,866 yd Academy sponsor led Yes Mixed More About School
Melbury Primary School
Melbury Road , Bilborough NG8 4AU
3out of 4 1,934 yd Community school Yes Mixed More About School

Secondary

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Fernwood School
Goodwood Road , Wollaton NG8 2FT
4out of 4 0 yd Academy converter Not Applicable Mixed More About School
Nottingham University Samworth Academy
Bramhall Road , Bilborough NG8 4HY
3out of 4 1,303 yd Academy sponsor led Not Applicable Mixed More About School
Bluecoat Beechdale Academy
Harvey Road , Bilborough NG8 3GP
3out of 4 2,062 yd Academy sponsor led No Mixed More About School
Bramcote College
Moor Lane , Bramcote NG9 3GA
3out of 4 2,286 yd Academy converter No Mixed More About School
Bluecoat Wollaton Academy
Sutton Passeys Crescent , Wollaton Park NG8 1EA
4out of 4 2,298 yd Academy converter No Mixed More About School

16 plus

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Bilborough College
Bilborough Road , Bilborough NG8 4DQ
- not rated 1,642 yd Academy 16-19 converter No Mixed More About School

Not applicable

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Oak Field School
Wigman Road , Bilborough NG8 3HW
4out of 4 1,800 yd Community special school Yes Mixed More About School
Westbury Academy
Chingford Road , Bilborough NG8 3BT
3out of 4 2,162 yd Academy special converter Not Applicable Mixed More About School
Foxwood Academy
Derby Road , Bramcote NG9 3GF
3out of 4 2,329 yd Academy special converter Yes Mixed More About School
Woodlands Academy
Beechdale Road , Aspley NG8 3EZ
3out of 4 2,463 yd Academy special converter Yes Mixed More About School

School statistics for this postcode are based on Ofsted rankings.