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School Contact Details
The school is a member of North West Academies Trust.
|School Name||The Rudheath Senior Academy|
|Postal Address||Middlewich Road|
|Telephone Number||01606 42515|
|Enquiries Contact Name||Mr Jack Jevons|
|Name of Head Teacher||Mr Lee Barber|
|Name of Trust CEO||Mr Steve Docking|
|Name of Chair of Governing Body||TBC|
|Name of Designated Safeguarding Lead||Mrs Jemma Morrell|
|Name of SENDCO||Mrs Lydia Garrett|
|Name of Trust||North West Academies Trust|
|Trust Postal Address||The Coach House|
|Trust Telephone Number||01244 566167|
|Trust Email Addressfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Admissions and Exclusions
|Admissions||To find out more about RSA’s Admission Arrangements you can download our Admissions Policy by clicking here.|
To find out how to apply to RSA for Year 7 entry please visit Cheshire West and Chester Council for more information.
If you have any queries regarding Admissions please contact the school reception in the first instance.
|Exclusions||We reserve the right to use exclusion from school on either a fixed-term or permanent basis. Decisions to apply this sanction rest with the Head Teacher. Exclusion is a serious sanction and must be reasonable and proportionate. Careful consideration must be given to the nature of the incident and full account taken of the student’s age, any special educational needs or disability they may have and any religious requirements affecting them. Reintegration meetings should always follow a period of fixed term-exclusion.|
Information regarding exclusions is contained within our Disruption Free Learning & Behaviour Policy provided as a linked document.
Exams and Assessment
The Government has announced that it will not publish any school or college level educational performance data based on tests, assessments or exams for 2020, and has outlined accountability arrangements for 2020/21. Further information on what this means for the way school and college accountability will operate for 2019/20 and for 2020/21 can be found here.
The below data is based on 2018/2019 assessment and results.
|Progress 8 Score||DfE gives a Progress 8 Score of -0.47.|
|Attainment 8 Score||DfE gives an Attainment 8 Score of 37.1|
|English and Maths (Basic)||DfE gives an English/Maths basic score of 21%|
|EBACC||DfE gives an average EBACC point score of 3.55|
|Student Destinations||2018/19: 95% of students remained in education or entered employment for at least 2 terms after Key Stage 4.|
|DfE Performance Tables||Please follow the link to access the DfE performance tables for RSA.|
Our curriculum is broad and balanced; we place equal value on academic, creative and technical subjects. Below is a summary of subjects we teach across all year groups.
|Key Stage 3||English|
Art and Design
Design and Technology
Food and Nutrition
|Key Stage 4||English|
Art and Design
Creative iMedia (Sept 21)
Design and Technology
Food and Nutrition
Travel and Tourism (Sept 21)
In the event of a partial or full closure, teachers will continue to plan and set lessons in line with the normal daily timetable. In this way pupils can follow their normal timetable and know which subjects to expect work from each day. You can view our Remote Learning Policy below and further information is available on our dedicated web page.
Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up Premium
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Catch-Up Premium
As public bodies, academies and FE institutions must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Careers Programme Information
Our Careers programme runs from Year 7 to Year 11 and prepares students well for life after they leave the school. It has been designed to align with the eight Gatsby Benchmarks which have been recognised by the government as outlining the requirements of an excellent careers programme.
Trust Governance Documents
|Annual Accounts||Please follow the link to be taken to the relevant information.|
|Business and Pecuniary Interests||Further information is provided on the North West Academies Trust website. Please follow the related link.|
|Governance Arrangements||Rudheath Senior Academy is currently establishing a new Local Governing Body. Further information relating to Governance structure and arrangements will be published soon.|
|Trust Annual Report||Please follow the link to be taken to the latest Trust annual report.|
|Funding Agreement||A copy of the Funding Agreement for North West Academies Trust can be accessed by following the related link.|
|Articles of Association||A copy of the Articles of Association for North West Academies Trust can be accessed by following the related link.|
|Names of North West Academies Trust Members||Sir John Timpson CBE|
C Penn – representative of Chester Diocesan BofE
B J Wignall
|Names of North West Academies Trust Trustees||B Wignall (Chair)|
S Docking ( CEO & Accounting Officer)
Rev. E Ollman
Academies must publish how many employees have a gross annual salary and benefits of £100,000 or more. Information relating to Executive Pay can be found in the Annual Report and Accounts. The number of North West Academies Trust employees whose employee benefits (excluding pension costs) were in the following bands were:
Charging and Remissions Policy
Values and Ethos
At the heart of our culture are the values of excellence and kindness. We strive for our students to be excellent in what they do and kind to each other within the Rudheath community and beyond. It takes seven seconds to form a first opinion; we want our students stand out from the crowd with a positive and cemented impression. You can read more about Rudheath Senior Academy on our About Us page.
A full list of policies relating to the operation of Rudheath Senior Academy is available on our dedicated policies page. Paper copies of all policies and information provided on this website is available upon request. Click here to view policies relating to the running of RSA.