Westminster Academy

General Info

Education Phase
Secondary, 16 plus
Ofsted rating
Good
Oct 19 2023 Ofsted report
Gender
Mixed
Age range
11 - 18 y.o.
Type
Academies
Funding
State-funded secondary
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Religious Character
None
Sixth Form
Has a sixth form
Local authority
Westminster
Unique reference
131262
Address
The Naim Dangoor Centre, 255 Harrow Road, W2 5EZ

Pupils

Number of Pupils
1134 (98% of total capacity)
Boys
49.9%
Girls
50.1%
First language not English
57.4%
Free school meals (FSM)
46.1%
Persistent absence
25.6%
Special education needs (SEN)
14.3%
Pupil ethnicities
Other 35.7%
Other White 14.2%
Mixed 13.7%
Bangladeshi 9.3%
African 8.7%
Unclassified 5.8%
White British 4.1%
Caribbean 3%
Other Asian 1.3%
Other Black 1.3%
Pakistani 1.2%
Indian 1%
Chinese 0.7%
Capacity % and other Pupils data: Year 2022-2023 Persistent absence: Year 2023-2024

Exam Results

GCSE Results

Progress 8 score

This school
0.35
Local authority average, state-funded schools
0.48
England average, state-funded schools
-0.03

Entering EBacc

School 96%
Local authority average 70%
England average 39%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

School 56%
Local authority average 60%
England average 45%

Attainment 8 score

School 51.9
Local authority average 54.3
England average 46.3

EBacc average point score

School 4.96
Local authority average 5
England average 4.05
Year 2022-2023

Subjects

GCSE Subjects

SubjectQualificationNumber of entries
Music Studies (General)Technical Award9
Computer Appreciation / IntroductionTechnical Award22
Dance: GeneralTechnical Award12
MultimediaTechnical Award48
Small Business ManagementTechnical Award98
Sports LeadershipTechnical Award17
TourismTechnical Award22
ArabicGCSE37
Art & DesignGCSE20
BiologyGCSE43
Year 2022-2023

Admissions

Westminster Academy

Admission Policy
Non-selective
Total available places
200
Status
Not oversubscribed
This school is Not Oversubscribed because there were fewer 1st preference applications than available places.

Applications

1st preference
134
2nd preference
148
3rd preference
126
From another Local Authority
271
Breakdown of applications made to this school within the deadline (in-year applications are excluded)

Offers

1st preference
132
2nd preference
38
3rd preference
14
To another Local Authority
69
Breakdown of offers made on National Offer Day (in-year applications are excluded)
Year 2023-2024

Class sizes

Class typeClass size
Average size of one-teacher classes17.9
Year 2022-2023

Cohort sizes

Class type
Total
Boys
Girls
Year 7
199
88
111
Year 8
199
91
108
Year 9
192
107
85
Year 10
199
109
90
Year 11
198
98
100
Year 12
79
37
42
Year 13
68
36
32
Year 2022-2023

Participation in Education, Training, Employment

Destinations after GCSEs
School
LA
England
Staying in education
91.0%
94.0%
86.5%
Further education
28.0%
17.6%
34.7%
School sixth form
57.0%
68.3%
37.9%
Sixth form college
5.0%
6.4%
13.1%
Other education destinations
1.0%
1.6%
0.9%
Entering employment
1.0%
0.9%
3.9%
Entering apprenticeships
0.0%
0.4%
3.4%
Not in education or employment
5.0%
3.7%
5.2%
Destination unknown
2.0%
1.0%
1.0%
School: Year 2022-2023 Local authority: Year 2021-2022 England: Year 2021-2022

Progression to Higher Education or Training

Destinations after A‑levels
School
LA
England
Degrees
82.0%
77.9%
64.0%
Top third higher education institutions
35.0%
28.3%
19.7%
Russell Group
37.0%
26.5%
17.7%
Oxford or Cambridge
2.0%
2.9%
1.0%
Other study at level 4 or 5
0.0%
1.1%
2.6%
Higher apprenticeships
0.0%
1.0%
1.7%
School: Year 2022-2023 Local authority: Year 2019-2020 England: Year 2019-2020
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