Bluecoat Bentinck Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
227
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?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(07/02/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
37%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

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Alfreton Road
Hyson Green
Nottingham
NG7 4AA
01159151567

School Description

Bentinck is a happy and welcoming school. Pupils are proud to be part of its community. There is a tangible sense that their motto, ‘Together we make a difference’, means something. Pupils are constantly reminded by staff of the importance of respect and tolerance. They learn to celebrate difference. One parent stated: ‘The school is a very inclusive school. Staff and pupils respect each other equally.’ Pupils are keen to welcome new starters. They know they have a responsibility to be friendly. As one pupil said: ‘We want to make new children feel better when they arrive.’ There is a calm and ordered sense around the school. Pupils behave well because staff have high expectations of them. Pupils say that bullying rarely happens, but should it occur, they know adults deal with it. Pupils say they feel safe. Pupils are courteous and respectful of each other. They play well together on the playground and work collaboratively in the classroom. Pupils enjoy the opportunities to take on responsibilities, such as mini police and house captains. They aspire to be the ‘Bentinck Superstar’ for being a good role model. This title is important to them because their classmates vote for it.

Bluecoat Bentinck Primary Academy Parent Reviews



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"> This school is in the heart of the city with great teachers who go above and beyond for the children.
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