Bushey Meads School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1244
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
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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 2021, 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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(12/11/19)
Full Report - All Reports
65%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Coldharbour Lane
Bushey
WD23 4PA
02089503000

School Description

Leaders and staff have created a positive environment founded on the principle that the school, ‘has a mind to be kind.’ Staff ensure that all pupils feel welcome within the school. Pupils value each other’s differences. Leaders have also established the understanding among staff and pupils that they ‘never give up.’ Pupils and staff work very well together. They reach for excellence in all that they do. This is particularly the case for students in the sixth form. They work very hard to achieve their ambitious goals. Leaders have developed an exceptionally strong curriculum for pupils’ personal development. Pupils have many opportunities to learn about themselves. They speak articulately about their interests and goals in life. Staff help pupils to explore their options in life as they grow into young adults. Pupils take seriously their responsibilities as citizens in their local community and the wider world. Pupils behave well in most lessons. They usually live up to staff’s high expectations. Pupils behave sensibly between lessons and during breaktimes. They enjoy each other’s company and look after each other. Bullying is uncommon at this school. Pupils have confidence that staff can help them if bullying occurs. Pupils feel safe at school.

Bushey Meads School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 34% Agree 43% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 11% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>34, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022
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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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Figures based on 151 responses up to 13-06-2022

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