The Lakes School (Windermere) data

The Lakes School is located in Windermere and falls under the local authority of Cumbria. This mixed-sex secondary school has 464 pupils, with a capacity of 791, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 40 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £39,859. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 20th November 2019 resulting in an good rating.

The Lakes School contact details

AddressThe Lakes School
Troutbeck Bridge
LA23 1HW
HeadteacherMr Andy Cunningham

About The Lakes School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
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 Capacity791
Number of Pupils46459% capacity
Number of Boys24152%
Number of Girls22348%
Free School Meals (%)9.5%

Where is The Lakes School?

Street AddressTroutbeck Bridge
PostcodeLA23 1HW
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Ofsted RegionNorth West

The Lakes School Ofsted Report

This table compares the The Lakes School Ofsted reports from 19th November 2019 (10110896) and 16th May 2017 (10032203).

Inspection number1011089610032203
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 2
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 2
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date19th November 201916th May 2017
Inspection end date20th November 201917th May 2017
Publication date6th January 202020th June 2017
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection20th November 2019
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at The Lakes School

Total Number of Teachers40
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)37.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants11
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)6.4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff19
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)12.4
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.1
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£39,859

The Lakes School administrative data

Establishment NameThe Lakes School
Establishment Number4056
Unique Reference Number112379
Local AuthorityCumbria
Local Authority Code909
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000006
Government Office RegionNorth West
DistrictSouth Lakeland
District CodeE07000031
Parliamentary ConstituencyWestmorland and Lonsdale
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Rural village in a sparse setting
Middle Super Output AreaSouth Lakeland 001
Lower Super Output AreaSouth Lakeland 001D

The Lakes School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date6th January 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 Number10006731
Further Education TypeNot applicable

The Lakes School geodata


Nearest schools to The Lakes School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Windermere School
Browhead, Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NW
Not applicable2.3km
St Cuthberts Catholic Primary School, Windermere
Prince's Road, Princes Road, Windermere, LA23 2DD
St Martin & St Mary Church of England Primary School
Princes Road, Windermere, LA23 2DD
Goodly Dale Primary School
Lake Road, Windermere, LA23 2JX
Ambleside CofE Primary School
Vicarage Road, Ambleside, LA22 9DH
Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School
Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NT
Staveley CofE School
Brow Lane, Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9PH
Cairn Education
The Tavern, 63 Main Street, Staveley, LA8 9LN
Not applicable7.1km
Crosthwaite CofE School
Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HT
Grasmere CofE Primary School
Stock Lane, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9SJ