Crofton Academy


Contact Details

 High Street
 West Yorkshire WF4 1NF
Telephone: 01924 862985

School Type

Phase: Secondary (ages 11-16)
Type: Academy - Converter mainstream
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2011
History: This school arose from Crofton High School
Trust: Crofton Academy

Staff and Pupils

Headteacher: Mr Peter Walker (since April 2016)
Previous Headteacher: Jeremy Horsley
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 62.7 / 22.9
Non-teaching Staff*: 17.2
Number of pupils: 1004
Pupils Per Teacher: 16.0
Sex: Mixed (52% boys / 48% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 10.5% (low)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 16.2%
Local child deprivation rate: 20.8% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 94.7%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 81.6%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 7.8km

Location and Administration

Authority: Wakefield
Constituency: Hemsworth
Electoral Ward: Crofton, Ryhill and Walton
School Number: 3844029

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 24th May 2017 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record

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