Furness Academy

 

Contact Details

Address:
 Park Drive
 Barrow-in-Furness
 Cumbria LA13 9BB
Telephone: 01229 484270

School Type

Phase: Secondary (ages 11-16)
Type: Sponsor-Led Academy
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2009
Trust: Furness Education Trust
Sponsor: Furness Education Trust

Staff and Pupils

Headteacher: Mr Simon Laheney (since September 2016 – came from Millom School)
Previous Headteacher: Kevin Gill
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 63.1 / 31.6
Non-teaching Staff*: 20.7
Number of pupils: 1117
Pupils Per Teacher: 17.7
Sex: Mixed (55% boys / 45% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 27.10% (medium)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 24.2%
Local child deprivation rate: 25.2% (4km radius)
Proportion of ethnic minority pupils: 3.4%
Ethnic minority pupils at 10 nearest schools: 6.8%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 25.9km

Location and Administration

Region: North West
Authority: Cumbria
Constituency: Barrow and Furness
Electoral Ward: Parkside
School Number: 9096908

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 20th September 2017 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Good

External Links

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

Nearby Schools

  1. Parkside Academy (0.5km) show on map
  2. Newbridge House PRU (0.6km) show on map
  3. Ramsden Infant School (0.6km) show on map
  4. Greengate Junior School (0.7km) show on map
  5. Victoria Infant and Nursery School (0.9km) show on map
  6. Newbarns Primary & Nursery School (0.9km) show on map
  7. Holy Family Catholic Primary School (0.9km) show on map
  8. Moorfield Learning Centre (0.9km) show on map
  9. Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Barrow (1.0km) show on map
  10. Victoria Academy (1.0km) show on map
  11. St George's CofE School (1.1km) show on map
  12. Cambridge Primary School (1.1km) show on map
  13. Brisbane Park Infant School (1.2km) show on map
  14. St James' CofE Junior School (1.2km) show on map
  15. Hindpool Nursery School (1.3km) show on map
  16. St Paul's CofE Junior School (1.4km) show on map
  17. St Bernards Catholic High School, Barrow (1.6km) show on map
  18. Chetwynde School (1.7km) show on map
  19. Furness College (1.7km) show on map
  20. Barrow Island Community Primary School (1.8km) show on map
  21. St Pius X Catholic Primary School (1.9km) show on map
  22. Yarlside Academy (1.9km) show on map
  23. Roose School (1.9km) show on map
  24. Ormsgill Nursery and Primary School (2.1km) show on map
  25. Dane Ghyll Community Primary School and Nursery (2.3km) show on map
  26. Vickerstown School (2.4km) show on map
  27. St Columba's School (2.6km) show on map
  28. South Walney Junior School (2.8km) show on map
  29. South Walney Infant and Nursery School (2.8km) show on map
  30. Newton Village Academy (2.9km) show on map
  31. George Hastwell School Special Academy (3.0km) show on map
  32. North Walney Primary & Nursery School (3.1km) show on map
  33. Walney School (3.1km) show on map
  34. Dalton St Mary's CofE Primary School (4.3km) show on map
  35. Dowdales School (4.9km) show on map
  36. Chapel Street Infants and Nursery School (5.1km) show on map
  37. George Romney Junior School (5.1km) show on map
  38. Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School (5.5km) show on map
  39. Askam Village School (7.3km) show on map
  40. Low Furness CofE Primary School (7.6km) show on map
  41. Lindal and Marton Primary School (7.7km) show on map
  42. Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School (8.0km) show on map
  43. Pennington CofE School (9.3km) show on map
  44. Haverigg Primary School (10.0km) show on map
  45. Millom Infant School (10.4km) show on map
  46. Croftlands Infant School (10.5km) show on map
  47. Croftlands Junior School (10.5km) show on map
  48. Parkview Nursery School (10.7km) show on map
  49. St James' Catholic Primary School (10.7km) show on map
  50. Black Combe Junior School (10.8km) show on map
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  92. Fleetwood High School (25.9km) show on map
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  95. Fleetwood Flakefleet Primary School (26.1km) show on map
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  97. Silverdale St John's Church of England Volunt... (26.1km) show on map
  98. Lancaster and Morecambe College (26.2km) show on map
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