Netherwood Academy

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School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

Click for previous years admissions history.

School Admission area in 2018

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2018 for admission to year 7.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easy to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has not been oversubscribed for the last 2 years. This mean it's easy to get a place inside.

Secondary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Not Known
Age range
11-16 years old
Class size
Not Known
Does not apply
English as first language
Not Known
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
Not Known
Pupils taking free meals
Not Known


This school name was Netherwood Advanced Learning Centre until 28-11-2016.
This school type was Community school until 28-11-2016.
GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
Ofsted Grade: 3
Quality of Teaching: 3
Achievement of Pupils: 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3
Leadership and Management: 3
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

  • Address: Dove Valley Way, Barnsley, S73 8FE
  • Website: Not Known
  • Phone: 01226 272000
  • Headteacher: Ms Angela Wells

LEA contact: Barnsley

Schools near Dove Valley Way, Barnsley, S73 8FE

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Netherwood Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Barnsley Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Outwood Academy Shafton
No 2 - Good
Kirk Balk Academy
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Wath Comprehensive School : A Language College
Yes 4 - Inadequate
Saint Pius X Catholic High School A Specialist School in Humanities
No 2 - Good
Barnsley College
Unknown NR Not Rated
The Dearne Advanced Learning Centre
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Outwood Academy Carlton
Yes NR Not Rated
Swinton Academy
No 2 - Good