Key Information

1.    School Name Address and Phone Number The Ladder School

The Ladder School

40 George Street



01922 285848

2.    A named person who deals with enquiries Mrs L Hodgkins (Admin Support Assistant)

3.    Name of the Headteacher Mr C Bury
4.    Name and address of the Chair of the Local Governing Body Mr T Summersby

The Ladder School

40 George Street



5.    Name of the SENCO Mrs P Bennett

6.    Full name, address and telephone number of the MAT The Mercian Trust

CEO: Mr D Parkes

The Mercian Trust

Sutton Road


West Midlands


01922 211388

7.    Pupil Premium Information including spending Download

PP Secondary strategy

8.    Year 7 Catch up Premium including spending Not applicable – we only take students from Year 9 upwards
9.    Careers Leader in School Mrs G Cooke
10. Independent impartial advice and guidance co-ordinator Jo Rasmin

Enterprise Coordinator 

11. Careers Link Governor TBC
12. CEIAG+ Careers Approach CEIAG Document

Careers Policy

Provider Access Policy

13. Curriculum Content KS4

Students follow a weekly timetable, core lessons last 1 hour and vocation subjects last 1 and a half hours.



14. Schools approach to the curriculum Download
15. Additional information on the curriculum Contact Mr C Bury (Principal) via Reception
16. KS4 Option Subjects/Courses GCSE English LanguageGCSE English Literature

GCSE Mathematics

GCSE Double Science

Option Subjects:


BTEC Performing Arts

BTEC Health and Social Care

BTEC Animal Care

BTEC Home Cooking Skills

NCFE Photography

17. Post-16 Qualifications Offer Resit GCSE English LanguageResit GCSE Mathematics

BTEC Level 2 Art and Design

NCFE Level 2 Sport

WJEC Level 2 Catering and Hospitality

For more information, contact Mrs R Bryant (Head of Sixth Form)

18.  KS4 exam results Progress Data Summary – Download
19.  KS5 exam results Progress Data Summary – Download
20.  Admissions Arrangements

Admission Policy

21. In year applications A student’s place at The Ladder School is done through their home school, place contact your child’s school in the first instance.
22. Applications Post-16 thumbnail_image002

23. What do you do if you want to attend The Ladder School? A student’s place has to be commissioned from either the Local Authority or your child’s school. For further advice on joining us please contact Mrs C Morris (Admissions Support Assistant)

24. Over subscriptions Admissions Policy
25. Behaviour Policy Download
26. Statement of Values and Ethos School Mission and Schools Values

School Ethos

27. Charging and Remissions Policy Download
28. Complaints Procedure Download
29. Whistleblowing Policy Download
30. SEN Information Report Download
31. Accessibility Plan Download
32. Ofsted Report Not yet inspected
33. Equality Objectives Download
34. Exclusions Arrangements Download
35. Link to Performance Tables The Ladder School does not appear in national performance tables, but to see the difference we make to students, look at our results <Link>
36. Governance Information Trust Governance Plan

37. Governors Names and Roles Governor Roles
38. GDPR  Policy Download
39. Financial Information and Reporting
40. Details on how hard copies can be obtained Contact Mrs H Brass (Head of Operations)