Broughton Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Broughton Hall Road
Broughton
Flintshire
CH4 0QQ
01244 532007
Pupils
556
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/07/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. We give a summary star rating based on the last available data as a helpful indicator to parents. This is to be used as a guide only. You can view national level results including the percentage of pupils across Wales achieving the expected levels for the Foundation Phase (age 7) and at Key Stage 2 (age 11) here.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
19.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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15.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Broughton Primary School is in the town of Broughton in the Flintshire local authority. The school has 550 pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, including 76 part-time pupils in the nursery. The school population has increased by around 100 pupils since the last inspection. There are 22 classes at the school including three part time nursery classes. There are 22 full-time teachers at the school. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 13%. This is below the national average of 19%. English is the home language for nearly all pupils. The school has identified around 13% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average of 21%. The headteacher took up her post in September 2013. The school was last inspected in March 2013. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on Broughton Primary School July 2019 Summary The school benefits from strong and innovative leadership and there is a clear vision and strategic direction for developing the school. This is based on providing high quality education to ensure that all pupils and staff are supported and challenged to be the best they can be. A culture of improvement permeates the school, and continuous review and planning for improvement are at the heart of its ethos. Governors make a valuable contribution to the life of the school. Teachers provide a stimulating and rich practical curriculum for pupils, which engages nearly all pupils’ interest very successfully. The strengths of planning are the consistency in which all teachers build skilfully on previous work to ensure continuity and progression in pupils’ independent learning skills as they move through the school. One of the school’s outstanding features is the level of consistency in practice across all classes. During their time at the school, nearly all pupils make very strong progress and apply their literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skills highly successfully in a range of different creative and integrated activities. By the end of key stage 2, most pupils’ attainment at least corresponds with what is expected, and around half of the pupils regularly exceed this. Nearly all pupils’ standards of wellbeing, behaviour and attitudes to learning are exemplary. The strength of working relationships between pupils and staff is an excellent feature of the school’s work. Respect and courtesy are valued between pupils, and between children and adults, within a caring and supportive environment. Inspection area Judgement Standards Excellent Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Excellent Teaching and learning experiences Excellent Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Excellent 2 A report on Broughton Primary School July 2019 Recommendations R1 Continue to improve the standards of Welsh across the school What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection. Estyn will invite the school to prepare a case study on its work in relation to pupils’ involvement in planning their own learning, for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

Broughton Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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.

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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