Darton College

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School Type
Community school
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
4
Ofsted grade it as Inadequate
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Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Oversubscribed
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
7,702 metres
Admission number
240
Number of preferences
Not Known

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

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Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
7,702 metres
Size of SAA (km2):
186.5 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easier to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been increasing for the last 1 year. This mean it's easier to get a place inside.

Secondary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed
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2017 Census

Number of pupils
1080
Age range
11-16 years old
Class size
24 pupils
Religion
Does not apply
English as first language
97% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
51% / 49% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
11% of pupils
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Performance

GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Not Known
4
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2006 2010 2011 2013 2017
Ofsted Grade: 3 4 3 2 4
Quality of Teaching: 3 4 2 2 4
Achievement of Pupils: 3 4 3 2 4
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3 4 2 2 3
Leadership and Management: 3 4 2 2 4
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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Contact

School contact

LEA contact: Barnsley

Schools near Ballfield Lane, Barnsley, S75 5EF

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Darton College
Yes 4 - Inadequate
Horizon Community College
Yes 2 - Good
Scissett Middle School
Unknown 2 - Good
Barnsley College
Unknown NR Not Rated
Outwood Academy Carlton
Yes NR Not Rated
Northern College for Residential Adult Education Limited
Unknown NR Not Rated
Shelley College
No 1 - Outstanding
Outwood Academy Shafton
No 2 - Good
Penistone Grammar School
Yes 2 - Good
Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College
Yes 2 - Good
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