Newcastle Academy (The Westlands) data

Newcastle Academy is located in The Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme and falls under the local authority of Staffordshire. This mixed-sex secondary school has 351 pupils, with a capacity of 647, aged from eleven up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 26 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £34,386. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 14th November 2019 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

Newcastle Academy contact details

AddressNewcastle Academy
Gallowstree Lane
The Westlands
Newcastle Under Lyme
PrincipalMr Jamie Henshaw

About Newcastle Academy

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age16
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity647
Number of Pupils35154% capacity
Number of Boys18452%
Number of Girls16748%
Free School Meals (%)28.6%

Where is Newcastle Academy?

Street AddressGallowstree Lane
LocalityThe Westlands
TownNewcastle Under Lyme
PostcodeST5 2QS
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Newcastle Academy on a map

Newcastle Academy map (ST5 2QS) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionWest Midlands

Newcastle Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the Newcastle Academy Ofsted reports from 13th November 2019 (10111689) and 13th February 2018 (10043066).

Inspection number1011168910043066
Inspection typeSerious Weaknesses S5 Reinspection
Inspection type groupingSerious Weaknesses S5 Reinspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date13th November 201913th February 2018
Inspection end date14th November 201914th February 2018
Publication date11th December 201926th April 2018
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Category of concernSerious Weakness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection14th November 2019
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Newcastle Academy

Total Number of Teachers26
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)25
Total Number of Teaching Assistants9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)8.8
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff23
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)18.3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio14.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£34,386

Newcastle Academy administrative data

Establishment NameNewcastle Academy
Establishment Number4096
Unique Reference Number142277
Local AuthorityStaffordshire
Local Authority Code860
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1997) Staffordshire
Previous Local Authority Code934
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000028
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE07000195
Parliamentary ConstituencyNewcastle-under-Lyme
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaNewcastle-under-Lyme 015
Lower Super Output AreaNewcastle-under-Lyme 015E

Newcastle Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date2nd February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st October 2015

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
School Sponsor flag-


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10053876
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Newcastle Academy geodata


Nearest schools to Newcastle Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Westlands Primary School
Ostend Place, Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2QY
Edenhurst Preparatory School
Westlands Avenue, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2PU
Not applicable411m
St Giles' and St George's Church of England Academy
St Paul's Road Off Orme Road, Newcastle, ST5 2NB
Co-op Academy Friarswood
Abbots Way, Newcastle, ST5 2ES
Blackfriars Academy
Priory Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2TF
Not applicable1.1km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Silverdale Road, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 2TA
Seabridge Primary School
Roe Lane, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ST5 3PJ
Coppice Academy
Abbots Way, Westlands, Newcastle, ST5 2EY
Not applicable1.4km
Langdale Primary School
Langdale Road, Clayton, Newcastle, ST5 3QE
Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group
Knutton Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2GB
16 plus1.4km