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The services available to you will depend on your local area. Please contact your local Sure Start Children's Centre for more information on what they offer.

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You can search here for the main Children's Centres in your area. They provide activities for young children as well as access to a range of early childhood services. Sure Start Children's Centres are open to all parents and children and many of the services are free. Children's Centres services are also offered at other sites and your local main Children's Centre will be able to tell you about these.

Enter a postcode or place name to search the official database of Sure Start Children's Centres in England.

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If you know the specific centre you are interested in, you can find it by entering a name in the box provided.


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ICT Award

An award scheme recognising UK schools who have shown a high commitment to using technology education.

Visit the self-review framework to find out more: https://selfreview.becta.org.uk/about_the_ict_mark

Latest key stage 2 achievement

Percentage of pupils at Key Stage 2 achieving Level 4 or above in both English and Mathematics.

Latest AS or equivalent achievement


  • Average point score per student
  • Number of students aged 16-18

GCSE or equivalent achievement

Percentage of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 achieving Level 2 including English and Mathematics.

Latest Overall Ofsted grade

Inspectors form a judgement on a school's overall effectiveness based on the findings from their inspection of the school.

The following judgements, in particular, influence what the overall effectiveness judgement will be.

  • The school's capacity for sustained improvement
  • Outcomes for individuals and groups of pupils
  • The quality of teaching
  • The extent to which the curriculum meets pupils' needs
  • Including, where relevant, through partnerships
  • The effectiveness of care, guidance and support

Latest Overall Ofsted grade

Inspectors form a judgement on a school's overall effectiveness based on the findings from their inspection of the school.

The following judgements, in particular, influence what the overall effectiveness judgement will be.

  • The school's capacity for sustained improvement
  • Outcomes for individuals and groups of pupils
  • The quality of teaching
  • The extent to which the curriculum meets pupils' needs
  • Including, where relevant, through partnerships
  • The effectiveness of care, guidance and support

Here we show the percentages of schools in each overall effectiveness category for both the local authority area and England as a whole.

Contextual value added (CVA) scores

These scores show the progress a school has helped its students make from the end of one key stage to another. Along with test and examination results, they give a fair guide to the performance of a school.

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School types

Special Needs provision

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Nursery Provision

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Primary Provision

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Secondary Specialism

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