Carlton le Willows Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1824
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, 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?

Inadequate
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(18/07/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
73%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
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 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% 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
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School Description

The experiences of pupils at this school are inconsistent. Many say that they feel safe and that they enjoy attending. However, they also say that their education too often depends on the individual teachers that teach them. In lessons, many pupils work hard and want to do their best. However, teachers’ expectations of pupils’ behaviour and learning are not consistently high. Learning is sometimes disrupted by pupils’ poor behaviour. Some pupils are disrespectful to adults. Most pupils say that if bullying were to occur it would be dealt with effectively by staff. Leaders do not have high enough expectations of all pupils. This is particularly the case for pupils who are educated off site through remote learning and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Leaders do not ensure that pupils educated off site attend regularly, are safe and receive a good education. Parents’ and carers’ views of the school vary. Some parents are disappointed that leaders are not providing enough support and challenge for some pupils to help meet their needs. Other parents are pleased with the outcomes their children achieve. They appreciate current leaders’ recent efforts to address their concerns about the school.

Carlton le Willows Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>30, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>23, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>57, "strongly_agree"=>6, "agree"=>8, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>11, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>32, "strongly_disagree"=>24, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>25, "strongly_agree"=>17, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>13, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>25, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 40 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>34, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>31, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>16, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>16} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>71, "no"=>29} UNLOCK Figures based on 185 responses up to 18-07-2023

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