Varndean School

 

Contact Details

Address:
 Balfour Road
 Brighton
 East Sussex BN1 6NP
Telephone: 01273 561281

School Type

Phase: Secondary (ages 11-16)
Type: Community school
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective

Staff and Pupils

Headteacher: Mrs Shelley Baker (since May 2021)
Previous Headteacher: William Deighan
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 82.0 / 18.0
Non-teaching Staff*: 31.4
Number of pupils: 1419
Pupils Per Teacher: 17.3
Sex: Mixed (48% boys / 52% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 16.5% (low)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 18.5%
Local child deprivation rate: 31.0% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 76.7%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 75.0%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 7.9km

Financials

Total Income: £8,701,788*
Income Per Pupil: £6,132

Location and Administration

Region: South East
Constituency: Brighton, Pavilion
Electoral Ward: Withdean
School Number: 8464012

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 5th July 2017 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Good

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
The Schools Guide: School indicators | Staff indicators
 
 

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  1. Balfour Primary School (0.3km) show on map
  2. Varndean College (0.4km) show on map
  3. Dorothy Stringer School (0.5km) show on map
  4. Hertford Infant School (0.7km) show on map
  5. Hertford Junior School (1.0km) show on map
  6. Central Hub Brighton (1.0km) show on map
  7. St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School (1.0km) show on map
  8. Brighton & Hove Montessori School (1.0km) show on map
  9. St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (1.2km) show on map
  10. Homewood College (1.2km) show on map
  11. Downs Junior School (1.3km) show on map
  12. Downs Infant School (1.4km) show on map
  13. Patcham High School (1.4km) show on map
  14. Patcham Infant School (1.4km) show on map
  15. Carden Nursery and Primary School (1.6km) show on map
  16. Patcham Junior School (1.6km) show on map
  17. Stanford Infant School (1.7km) show on map
  18. Downs View Life Skills College (1.7km) show on map
  19. Stanford Junior School (1.7km) show on map
  20. Coombe Road Primary School (1.8km) show on map
  21. Windlesham School (1.8km) show on map
  22. Moulsecoomb Primary School (1.9km) show on map
  23. Lancing College Preparatory School At Hove (1.9km) show on map
  24. Fairlight Primary School (1.9km) show on map
  25. St Martin's CofE Primary School (1.9km) show on map
  26. Westdene Primary School (2.0km) show on map
  27. Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (2.1km) show on map
  28. Cottesmore St Mary's Catholic Primary School (2.1km) show on map
  29. Cardinal Newman Catholic School (2.1km) show on map
  30. St Bartholomew's CofE Primary School (2.2km) show on map
  31. Kings Brighton (2.2km) show on map
  32. Elm Grove Primary School (2.4km) show on map
  33. Coldean Primary School (2.4km) show on map
  34. Brunswick Primary School (2.6km) show on map
  35. Drive Preparatory School (2.6km) show on map
  36. The Montessori Place (2.6km) show on map
  37. St Paul's CofE Primary School (2.7km) show on map
  38. Brighton Girls GDST (2.7km) show on map
  39. Bilingual Primary School - Brighton & Hove (2.8km) show on map
  40. Bevendean Primary School and Nursery (2.8km) show on map
  41. St Luke's Primary School (2.8km) show on map
  42. Carlton Hill Primary School (2.9km) show on map
  43. St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary School (2.9km) show on map
  44. Tarnerland Nursery School (2.9km) show on map
  45. Aldrington CofE Primary School (3.0km) show on map
  46. Royal Spa Nursery School (3.1km) show on map
  47. Queen's Park Primary School (3.1km) show on map
  48. Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre (3.2km) show on map
  49. Middle Street Primary School (3.2km) show on map
  50. Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (3.3km) show on map
  51. Blatchington Mill School (3.3km) show on map
  52. Brighton College (3.4km) show on map
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  54. St Andrew's CofE (Aided) Primary School (3.4km) show on map
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  67. West Hove Infant School (4.1km) show on map
  68. Hangleton Primary School (4.1km) show on map
  69. Woodingdean Primary School (4.4km) show on map
  70. Downs View Special School (4.4km) show on map
  71. Brighton Waldorf School (4.6km) show on map
  72. Deepdene School (5.0km) show on map
  73. Benfield Primary School (5.1km) show on map
  74. Rudyard Kipling Primary School & Nursery (5.5km) show on map
  75. Roedean School (5.5km) show on map
  76. Hill Park School (5.5km) show on map
  77. Brackenbury Primary School (5.7km) show on map
  78. St Nicolas CofE Primary School (5.7km) show on map
  79. St Mary's Catholic Primary School (5.7km) show on map
  80. St Peter's Community Primary School (5.9km) show on map
  81. Peter Gladwin Primary School (5.9km) show on map
  82. Longhill High School (6.1km) show on map
  83. Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (6.2km) show on map
  84. Mile Oak Primary School (6.4km) show on map
  85. Eastbrook Primary Academy (6.6km) show on map
  86. Our Lady of Lourdes RC School (7.4km) show on map
  87. St Margaret's CofE Primary School, Rottingdean (7.5km) show on map
  88. Herons Dale School (7.5km) show on map
  89. Holmbush Primary Academy (7.5km) show on map
  90. Glebe Primary School (7.6km) show on map
  91. Plumpton College (7.7km) show on map
  92. The Windmills Junior School (7.8km) show on map
  93. Ditchling (St Margaret's) Church of England P... (7.9km) show on map
  94. Shoreham Academy (7.9km) show on map
  95. Shoreham College (7.9km) show on map
  96. Downlands Community School (8.0km) show on map
  97. Saltdean Primary School (8.4km) show on map
  98. Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary ... (8.4km) show on map
  99. Hassocks Infant School (8.5km) show on map
  100. St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-... (9.0km) show on map

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