Seaford Head School data

Seaford Head School is located in Seaford and falls under the local authority of East Sussex. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,400 pupils, with a capacity of 1,555, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 72 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £35,966. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 14th September 2017 resulting in an outstanding rating.

Seaford Head School contact details

AddressSeaford Head School
Arundel Road
East Sussex
BN25 4LX
HeadteacherRobert Ellis

About Seaford Head School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,555
Number of Pupils1,40090% capacity
Number of Boys72652%
Number of Girls67448%
Free School Meals (%)11.8%

Where is Seaford Head School?

Street AddressArundel Road
CountyEast Sussex
PostcodeBN25 4LX
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Seaford Head School on a map

Seaford Head School map (BN25 4LX) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionSouth East

Seaford Head School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Seaford Head School Ofsted reports from 13th September 2017 (10036932) and 22nd September 2010 (ITS357578).

Inspection number10036932ITS357578
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date13th September 201722nd September 2010
Inspection end date14th September 201723rd September 2010
Publication date17th October 201714th October 2010
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection14th September 2017
Ofsted RatingOutstanding
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Seaford Head School

Total Number of Teachers72
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)66.6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants24
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)18
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff33
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)28.3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio18.6
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£35,966

Seaford Head School administrative data

Establishment NameSeaford Head School
Establishment Number4036
Unique Reference Number138473
Local AuthorityEast Sussex
Local Authority Code845
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1997) East Sussex
Previous Local Authority Code914
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000011
Government Office RegionSouth East
District CodeE07000063
WardSeaford South
Parliamentary ConstituencyLewes
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaLewes 012
Lower Super Output AreaLewes 012E

Seaford Head School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date25th January 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st August 2012

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 Number10037873
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Seaford Head School geodata


Nearest schools to Seaford Head School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Annecy Catholic Primary School
Annecy Catholic Primary School, Sutton Avenue, Seaford, BN25 4LF
Cuckmere House School
Eastbourne Road, Seaford, BN25 4BA
Not applicable823m
Chyngton School
Millberg Road, Seaford, BN25 3ST
Seaford Primary School
Wilkinson Way, Seaford, BN25 2JF
Cradle Hill Community Primary School
Lexden Road, Seaford, BN25 3BA
Bowden House School
Firle Road, Seaford, BN25 2JB
Not applicable1.5km
St. John's School (Seaford)
Firle Road, Seaford, BN25 2HU
Not applicable1.9km
Compass Community School South
Hilltop House, Palmerston Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0NS
Not applicable4.8km
Alfriston School
North Road, Alfriston, Polegate, BN26 5XB
Denton Community Primary School and Nursery
Acacia Road, Denton, Newhaven, BN9 0QJ