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West Moors Middle School data

West Moors Middle School is located in West Moors, Ferndown and falls under the local authority of Dorset. This mixed-sex middle deemed secondary school has 201 pupils, with a capacity of 240, aged from nine up to thirteen, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 11 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £37,130. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 23rd April 2015 resulting in a good rating.


West Moors Middle School contact details

AddressWest Moors Middle School
Heathfield Way
West Moors
BH22 0DA
HeadteacherDr Deborah Craddock

About West Moors Middle School

Phase of EducationMiddle deemed secondary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age9
Statutory High Age13
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date16th January 2020
School Capacity240
Number of Pupils20184% capacity
Number of Boys11055%
Number of Girls9145%
Free School Meals (%)30.3%

Where is West Moors Middle School?

Street AddressHeathfield Way
LocalityWest Moors
PostcodeBH22 0DA
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West Moors Middle School on a map

West Moors Middle School map (BH22 0DA) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1118751
Ofsted RegionSouth West
Deprivation Index2

West Moors Middle School Ofsted Report

This table compares the West Moors Middle School Ofsted reports from 23rd April 2015 (ITS462482) and 1st January 1970 (ITS405486).

Inspection numberITS462482ITS405486
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date23rd April 20151st January 1970
Inspection end date24th April 20151st January 1970
Publication date8th June 20151st January 1970
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
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection6th December 2018
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at West Moors Middle School

Total Number of Teachers11
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)10.5
Total Number of Teaching Assistants9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)6.4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)1.9
Pupil:Teacher Ratio17.6
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£37,130

West Moors Middle School administrative data

Establishment NameWest Moors Middle School
Establishment Number4033
Unique Reference Number113861
Local AuthorityDorset
Local Authority Code838
Previous Local AuthorityPre-LGR 2019 Dorset
Previous Local Authority Code835
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeX999999
Government Office RegionSouth West
District CodeE06000059
WardWest Moors & Three Legged Cross
Parliamentary ConstituencyChristchurch
Urban/Rural DescriptionUrban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaEast Dorset 006
Lower Super Output AreaEast Dorset 006D

West Moors Middle School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date28th September 2020
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
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10018642
Further Education TypeNot applicable

West Moors Middle School geodata


Nearest schools to West Moors Middle School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Oakhurst Community First School
Shaftesbury Road, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0DY
West Moors, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School
Station Road, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0JF
Ferndown Upper School
Cherry Grove, Ferndown, BH22 9EY
Ferndown Middle School
Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, BH22 9UP
Middle deemed secondary2.6km
Ferndown First School
Mountbatten Drive, Ferndown, BH22 9FB
Parley First School
Glenmoor Road, Ferndown, BH22 8QE
Three Legged Cross First and Nursery School
Church Road, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, BH21 6RF
St Ives Primary & Nursery School
Sandy Lane, St. Ives, Ringwood, BH24 2LE
Portfield School
Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6BP
Not applicable4.5km
Hampreston Church of England Voluntary Aided First School
Hampreston Village, Wimborne, BH21 7LX