Forge Valley School

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Display catchment area
School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
Catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
2,804 metres outside catchment
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known
Places for siblings

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


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission:
Catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
2,804 metres outside catchment
Size of SAA (km2):
25.02 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Roughly the same

This school's successful applicant area has been roughly the same for the last 2 years. This mean it's roughly the same to get a place inside.

Secondary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
11-19 years old
Class size
25 pupils
English as first language
95% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
53% / 47% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
13% of pupils


This school name was Forge Valley Community School until 03-01-2014.
This school type was Foundation school until 03-01-2014.
GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2013 2017
Ofsted Grade: 4 3
Quality of Teaching: 4 3
Achievement of Pupils: 4 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 4 3
Leadership and Management: 4 3
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Sheffield

Schools near Wood Lane, Sheffield, S6 5HG

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Forge Valley School
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Tapton School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Notre Dame High School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Parkwood E-Act Academy
No 2 - Good
King Edward VII School
Yes 2 - Good
Bradfield School
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Chaucer School
No 4 - Inadequate
UTC Sheffield
No 2 - Good
High Storrs School
Yes 2 - Good
Yewlands Academy
Unknown 4 - Inadequate