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West Hill School (Stamford Street) data

West Hill School is located in Stamford Street, Stalybridge and falls under the local authority of Tameside. This boys only secondary school has 837 pupils, with a capacity of 850, aged from eleven up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 53 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £39,849. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 15th November 2016 resulting in a good rating.


West Hill School contact details

AddressWest Hill School
Thompson Cross
Stamford Street
SK15 1LX
HeadteacherAlan Harrison

About West Hill School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age16
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date17th January 2019
School Capacity850
Number of Pupils83798% capacity
Number of Boys837
Free School Meals (%)12.1%

Where is West Hill School?

Street AddressThompson Cross
LocalityStamford Street
PostcodeSK15 1LX
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West Hill School on a map

West Hill School map (SK15 1LX) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1146813
Ofsted RegionNorth West
Deprivation Index4

West Hill School Ofsted Report

This table compares the West Hill School Ofsted reports from 15th November 2016 (10019824) and 3rd December 2014 (ITS450455).

Inspection number10019824ITS450455
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date15th November 20163rd December 2014
Inspection end date16th November 20164th December 2014
Publication date23rd December 201623rd December 2014
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection16th November 2016
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at West Hill School

Total Number of Teachers53
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)51.3
Total Number of Teaching Assistants17
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)14.7
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff17
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)16.1
Pupil:Teacher Ratio16.1
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£39,849

West Hill School administrative data

Establishment NameWest Hill School
Establishment Number5401
Unique Reference Number137020
Local AuthorityTameside
Local Authority Code357
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000008
Government Office RegionNorth West
District CodeE08000008
WardStalybridge North
Parliamentary ConstituencyStalybridge and Hyde
Urban/Rural DescriptionUrban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaTameside 008
Lower Super Output AreaTameside 008D

West Hill School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date20th August 2019
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st August 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 Number10034851
Further Education TypeNot applicable

West Hill School geodata


Nearest schools to West Hill School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Silver Springs Primary Academy
School Crescent, Stalybridge, SK15 1EA
Works 4 U Summort (Norman Mackie & Associates Ltd)
The Peacock, Ambleside, SK15 1EB
Not applicable621m
Trinity School
Birbeck Street, Off High Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1SH
Not applicable709m
Gorse Hall Primary and Nursery School
Forester Drive, Stalybridge, SK15 2DP
Ashton Sixth Form College
Darnton Road, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 9RL
16 plus890m
Tameside College
Beaufort Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6NX
16 plus1km
St Peter's Catholic Primary School
Hough Hill Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2HB
Inspire Academy
Mossley Road, Ashton Under Lyne, Tameside, OL6 9RU
Parochial CofE Primary and Nursery School, Ashton-under-Lyne
Keppel Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6NN
Arlies Primary School
Broadhill Road, Stalybridge, SK15 1HQ