The Dormston School (Sedgley) data

The Dormston School is located in Sedgley, Dudley and falls under the local authority of Dudley. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,137 pupils, with a capacity of 1,120, aged from eleven up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 57 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £44,359. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 23rd November 2016 resulting in an good rating.

The Dormston School contact details

AddressThe Dormston School
Mill Bank
West Midlands
HeadteacherMr Steve Dixon

About The Dormston School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
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 Capacity1,120
Number of Pupils1,137102% capacity
Number of Boys56350%
Number of Girls57450%
Free School Meals (%)17.2%

Where is The Dormston School?

Street AddressMill Bank
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeDY3 1SN
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The Dormston School on a map

The Dormston School map (DY3 1SN) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionWest Midlands

The Dormston School Ofsted Report

This table compares the The Dormston School Ofsted reports from 22nd November 2016 (10020007) and 18th November 2014 (ITS447380).

Inspection number10020007ITS447380
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date22nd November 201618th November 2014
Inspection end date23rd November 201619th November 2014
Publication date5th January 20173rd December 2014
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection23rd November 2016
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at The Dormston School

Total Number of Teachers57
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)53.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants13
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)10.6
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff30
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)23.6
Pupil:Teacher Ratio17.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£44,359

The Dormston School administrative data

Establishment NameThe Dormston School
Establishment Number4023
Unique Reference Number103855
Local AuthorityDudley
Local Authority Code332
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000027
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE08000027
Parliamentary ConstituencyDudley North
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaDudley 002
Lower Super Output AreaDudley 002A

The Dormston School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date2nd February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

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 flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10017008
Further Education TypeNot applicable

The Dormston School geodata


Nearest schools to The Dormston School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Queen Victoria Primary School
Bilston Street, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1JB
St Chad's Catholic Primary School
Catholic Lane, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3UE
Cotwall End Primary School
Cotwall End Road, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3YG
Woodsetton School
Tipton Road, Woodsetton, Dudley, DY3 1BY
Not applicable790m
Beacon Hill Academy
High Arcal Drive, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1BP
Alder Coppice Primary School
Northway, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3PS
Hurst Hill Primary School
Paul Street, Hurst Hill, Coseley, Bilston, WV14 9AJ
Bramford Primary School
Chad Road, Coseley, Bilston, WV14 9TU
Manor Primary School
Ettingshall Road, Coseley, Bilston, WV14 9UQ
Sycamore Short Stay School
Old Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE
Not applicable1.7km