Barnby Dun Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Church Road
Barnby Dun
Doncaster
DN3 1BG
01302883917
Pupils
301
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
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4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(6/7/16)
Full Report - All Reports
78%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Leaders and governors have maintained the good quality of education since the last inspection. A cheerful, bustling ethos is tangible. You have recently created renewed strength in the leadership and management team. Having appointed an experienced deputy headteacher and assistant headteacher since the previous inspection, you have appropriately broadened capacity for improvement. This is resulting in better outcomes for pupils across all key stages. There are clear indications of sustainable improvement as your plans focus insightfully on the correct priorities. You have successfully addressed the areas for improvement from the previous inspection, having tackled writing in key stage 2 with zeal. Pupils’ books demonstrate heightened expectations in terms of the breadth, quality and content of pupils’ writing. Staff now use the school’s marking and feedback policy with consistency, skilfully monitoring the progress that individuals make towards their writing goals. Pupils are eager to come to Barnby Dun. This is clearly demonstrated by excellent rates of attendance. Efforts are praised and pupils are valued as individuals. The pupil council is proactive and proud of its contributions to school improvement. Members are particularly buoyed by their involvement in interviewing for new appointments. Consequently, pupils feel assured that their opinions count. Work to support national and local charities also matters a great deal to pupils. Positive, empathetic attitudes towards others which demonstrate understanding, respect and tolerance, develop well.

Barnby Dun Primary Academy Catchment Area Map

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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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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.

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