Abbey Hey Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
665
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data, ONS
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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the annual School Census.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(01/10/2019)
Full Report - All Reports
73%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 8% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 59% of schools in England) Above Average (About 11% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England)
Abbey Hey Lane
Gorton
Manchester
M18 8PF
01612231592

School Description

This is a school where staff are determined to give every child who comes through its doors the best possible start in life. It is quite a large primary school, but leaders and staff know every child well. Pupils are safe, settled and happy. The staff work closely with parents and carers to sort out any problems either at school or at home. Staff expect pupils to work hard. Teachers make sure that every pupil knows the basics of reading, writing and mathematics well. Pupils really appreciate this. Pupils enjoy their lessons, especially in maths and science. Pupils behave well because there are clear and simple rules for them to follow. They say that there are very few cases of bullying and that if this does happen, teachers sort the problem out quickly. Pupils talk positively about the number of clubs they can join. They are especially proud of the successes of their girls’ and boys’ football teams in local competitions. School leaders are very proud to be part of the community of Gorton. Pupils benefit from lots of links with local businesses and groups. Leaders’ vision is to make the school a real hub of the community. They achieve this well.

Abbey Hey Primary Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>21, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>29, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>50, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>21, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>29, "strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>21, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>100, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>14} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>29, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>14} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>14, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>43, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019
Yes No {"yes"=>64, "no"=>36} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 17-12-2019

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