The Kings of Wessex Academy

 

Contact Details

Address:
 Station Road
 Cheddar
 Somerset BS27 3AQ
Telephone: 01934 742608

School Type

Phase: Secondary and Sixth Form (ages 13-18)
Type: Academy - Converter mainstream
Religious Denomination: Church of England
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2011
History: This school arose from The Kings of Wessex School
Trust: Wessex Learning Trust

Staff and Pupils

Headteacher: Mr Gavin Ball (since October 2017 – came from Frome Community College)
Previous Headteacher: Chris Richardson
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 64.8 / 9.8
Non-teaching Staff*: 22.4
Number of pupils: 1076
Pupils Per Teacher: 16.6
Sex: Mixed (49% boys / 51% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 5.7% (low)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 9.0%
Local child deprivation rate: 8.8% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 95.3%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 91.0%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 14.8km

Location and Administration

Region: South West
Authority: Somerset
Constituency: Wells
Electoral Ward: Cheddar and Shipham
School Number: 9334583

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 13th November 2018 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Good

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
 
 

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