Reading School data

Reading School is located in Reading and falls under the local authority of Reading. This boys only secondary school has 1,119 pupils, with a capacity of 1,094, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 62 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £37,938. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 19th May 2010 resulting in an outstanding rating.

Reading School contact details

AddressReading School
Erleigh Road
HeadmasterRevd Dr Chris Evans

About Reading School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicySelective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersBoarding school
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity1,094
Number of Pupils1,119102% capacity
Number of Boys1,118100%
Number of Girls10%
Free School Meals (%)3.80%

Where is Reading School?

Street AddressErleigh Road
PostcodeRG1 5LW
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Reading School on a map

Reading School map (RG1 5LW) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionSouth East

Reading School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Reading School Ofsted reports from 19th May 2010 (ITS354490) and 22nd May 2007 (ITS288589).

Inspection numberITS354490ITS288589
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date19th May 201022nd May 2007
Inspection end date20th May 201023rd May 2007
Publication date18th June 201015th June 2007
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Reading School

Total Number of Teachers62
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)57.1
Total Number of Teaching Assistants6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)4.5
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff35
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)23.2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio16
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£37,938

Reading School administrative data

Establishment NameReading School
Establishment Number5401
Previous Establishment Number5401
Unique Reference Number136449
Local AuthorityReading
Local Authority Code870
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1998) Berkshire
Previous Local Authority Code903
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE06000038
Government Office RegionSouth East
District CodeE06000038
Parliamentary ConstituencyReading East
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaReading 014
Lower Super Output AreaReading 014F

Reading School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date10th January 2024
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st February 2011

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 single-academy trust
School Sponsor flag-


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10032956
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Reading School geodata


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SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Redlands Primary School
Lydford Road, Reading, RG1 5QH
St Joseph's College
Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT
Not applicable488m
The Abbey School Reading
17 Kendrick Road, Reading, RG1 5DZ
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Red Balloon Learner Centre Reading
220-222 Kings Road, Reading, RG1 4JJ
Not applicable619m
Hamilton School
135 Bulmershe Road, Reading, RG1 5SG
Not applicable641m
St John's Church of England Primary School
121-147 Orts Road, Reading, RG1 3JN
Kendrick School
London Road, Reading, RG1 5BN
The Deenway Montessori School
3-5 Sidmouth Street, Reading, RG1 4QZ
Not applicable791m
Trinity Christian School
11 Glebe Road, Reading, RG2 7AG
Not applicable810m
Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL