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Thorp Academy (Ryton) data

Thorp Academy is located in Ryton and falls under the local authority of Gateshead. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,188 pupils, with a capacity of 1,511, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy sponsor led. The school has 71 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £40,561. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 30th November 2016 resulting in a satisfactory rating.


Thorp Academy contact details

AddressThorp Academy
Main Road
Tyne and Wear
NE40 3AH
Executive PrincipalMrs Karen Hailes

About Thorp Academy

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


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,511
Number of Pupils1,18879% capacity
Number of Boys61051%
Number of Girls57849%
Free School Meals (%)21.8%

Where is Thorp Academy?

Street AddressMain Road
CountyTyne and Wear
PostcodeNE40 3AH
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Thorp Academy on a map

Thorp Academy map (NE40 3AH) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1140840
Ofsted RegionNorth East, Yorkshire and the Humber
Deprivation Index3

Thorp Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the Thorp Academy Ofsted reports from 30th November 2016 (10020788) and 12th September 2013 (ITS425869).

Inspection number10020788ITS425869
Inspection typeAcademy First Section 5
Inspection type groupingAcademy First Section 5
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date30th November 201612th September 2013
Inspection end date1st December 201613th September 2013
Publication date18th January 201714th October 2013
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Category of concernSerious Weakness
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Requires Improvement
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
Requires Improvement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection3rd April 2019
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Thorp Academy

Total Number of Teachers71
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)67.7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants17
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)15.3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff24
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)23
Pupil:Teacher Ratio16.4
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£40,561

Thorp Academy administrative data

Establishment NameThorp Academy
Establishment Number4001
Unique Reference Number141185
Local AuthorityGateshead
Local Authority Code390
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000037
Government Office RegionNorth East
District CodeE08000037
WardRyton, Crookhill and Stella
Parliamentary ConstituencyBlaydon
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaGateshead 002
Lower Super Output AreaGateshead 002F

Thorp Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date8th November 2021
Reason Establishment OpenedNew Provision
Open Date1st September 2014

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 2VI - Visual Impairment
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 3HI - Hearing Impairment


Trust flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorNorthern Education Trust


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10046909
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Thorp Academy geodata


Nearest schools to Thorp Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Ryton Community Infant School
Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3AF
Ryton Junior School
Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3AF
Emmaville Primary School
Main Street, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4ND
St Agnes' Catholic Primary School
Rosedale Road, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4UN
Crookhill Community Primary School
Hexham Old Road, Ryton, NE40 3ES
Greenside Primary School
Rockwood Hill Road, Greenside, Ryton, NE40 4AX
St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School
Stella Lane, Blaydon-on-Tyne, NE21 4NE
Newburn Manor Nursery School
Townfield Gardens, Newburn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 8PY
Newburn Manor Primary School
Millfield Lane, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8PD
Wylam First School
Bell Road, Wylam, NE41 8EH