Alexandra Infants' School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
172
AGES
3 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

Can I Get My Child Into This School?

Enter a postcode to see where you live on the map
heatmap example
Sample Map Only
Very Likely
Likely
Less Likely

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 2021, ONS
01782 234598

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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(13/7/16)
Full Report - All Reports
50%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating
21.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
17.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
64.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
44.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
15.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Melville Road
Normacot
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 4PZ
01782235505

School Description

This is a smaller than average infant school. The school has been led by an acting executive headteacher since September 2015. She is supported on a day-to-day basis by a head of school. A new governing body was appointed in January 2016. The school will operate under this governing body through a federated arrangement with a local junior school from September 2016. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium funding is above the national average. This is additional government funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and those who are looked after by the local authority. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is higher than average. A large majority of pupils are from minority ethnic groups. Just over half of the pupils are of Pakistani heritage with most other pupils from either White British or ‘White other’ backgrounds. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is high, being three quarters of those at the school. The school does not meet requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

Alexandra Infants' School Parent Reviews



Your rating:
Review guidelines
  • Do explain who you are and your relationship to the school e.g. ‘I am a parent…’
  • Do back up your opinion with examples or clear reasons but, remember, it’s your opinion not fact.
  • Don’t use bad or aggressive language.
  • Don't go in to detail about specific staff or pupils. Individual complaints should be directed to the school.
  • Do go to the relevant authority is you have concerns about a serious issue such as bullying, drug abuse or bad management.
Read the full review guidelines and where to find help if you have serious concerns about a school.
We respect your privacy and never share your email address with the reviewed school or any third parties. Please see our T&Cs and Privacy Policy for details of how we treat registered emails with TLC.


News, Photos and Open Days from Alexandra Infants' School

We are waiting for this school to upload information. Represent this school?
Register your details to add open days, photos and news.

Do you represent
Alexandra Infants' School?

Register to add photos, news and download your Certificate of Excellence 2021/22

*Official school administrator email addresses

(eg [email protected]). Details will be verified.

Questions? Email [email protected]

We're here to help your school to add information for parents.

Thank you for registering your details

A member of the School Guide team will verify your details within 2 working days and provide further detailed instructions for setting up your School Noticeboard.

For any questions please email [email protected]