Bovington Academy

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Holt Road
Bovington
Wareham
BH20 6LE
01929462744

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Pupils
287
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(31/10/18)
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13%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Bovington Primary School is larger than the average-sized primary school. In July 2012, the school was inspected as Bovington First School. This inspection judged the school to be outstanding. In September 2012, the school extended its age range and became a primary school. Since this time, there have been a large number of staff changes, including to the leadership of the school. The current headteacher has been in post since September 2015. The school’s level of pupil mobility is well above the national average and rising. The majority of pupils are White British and the proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below the national average. The number of disadvantaged pupils supported through pupil premium funding is below the national average. However, at the time of the inspection, 58% of the school’s population were eligible for the service children premium. Inspection report: Bovington Primary School, 30–31 October 2018 Page 9 of 12 At the time of the inspection, no pupils were attending alternative provision. The proportion of pupils with SEND is above the national average. Many of these pupils have additional needs relating to their social, emotional and mental health needs. The proportion of pupils with an education, health and care plan is well above the national average.

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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.

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  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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