Battling Brook Primary School


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3 - 11
Academy - Converter Mainstream
Does not apply
Mr ofsted
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Pupils achieving Level 4 or above in maths, reading and writing (Age 11)
Pupils achieving Level 5 or above in maths, reading and writing (Age 11)
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Average Point Score
KS2 (Age 11)
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Teacher 21.8:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Persistent Absence
School language
Pupils first language
not English
Pupils registered for free school meals
Happiness Rating

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Frederick Avenue
LE10 0EX
01455 634701
Battling Brook Primary School converted to become an academy school in June 2013. When its predecessor school, called Battling Brook Community Primary School, was last inspected by Ofsted, it was judged to be good. The school is larger than an average-sized primary school. Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage start in a part-time Nursery class. Most of these children move to one of the full-time Reception classes at the beginning of the year in which they are five years old. Children who have not attended the Nursery also join the Reception classes at this time. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is well below average. At just under 23%, the proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs is much higher than average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils (those supported by the pupil premium, which is additional funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals or looked after by the local authority) is below average at just over 21%. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

Catchment information

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Local Authority Admissions team

0116 3056684

How have we plotted this pupil heat map?

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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 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 last School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Admissions Team (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.

See Pupil heat maps and catchment FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data. We also explain the difference between our pupil heat maps, cut-off distance maps and catchment area maps.

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