Sturminster Newton High School

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Display catchment area
School Type
Community school
Admissions criteria (2017)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2017 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2017)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
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

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School Admission area in 2017

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2017 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 4 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
Age range
11-16 years old
Class size
22 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
95% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
53% / 47% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
15% of pupils


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
CRITERIA 2007 2010 2013 2015
Ofsted Grade: 2 2 3 2
Quality of Teaching: 2 2 3 2
Achievement of Pupils: 2 2 3 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2 2 1
Leadership and Management: 2 2 3 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1DT

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Sturminster Newton High School
No 2 - Good
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Shaftesbury School
No 2 - Good
Bryanston School
Unknown NR Not Rated
Gillingham School
No 2 - Good
The Blandford School
No 2 - Good
Milton Abbey School
Unknown NR Not Rated
The Gryphon School
Yes 2 - Good
Sherborne School
Unknown NR Not Rated
Sherborne International
Unknown NR Not Rated