Chigwell Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
243
AGES
4 - 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 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
(9/5/18)
Full Report - All Reports
73%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 8% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 5% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 7% of schools in England) Average (About 64% of schools in England) Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 58% of schools in England) Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% pupils meeting the expected standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)
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% pupils meeting the higher standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)

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

Mandir Lane
Chigwell
IG7 6ED
02085002666

School Description

Chigwell Primary Academy is an average-sized primary school and converted to an academy in September 2015. The school is part of the REAch2 Academy Trust, which is the main governing body with legal and strategic responsibilities for all REAch2 schools. The local governing body focuses on the day-to-day responsibilities. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is below the national average. Approximately half of the pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above average. The proportion of pupils who receive SEN support, who have a statement of special educational needs, or an education, health and care (EHC) plan, is well below the national average. A breakfast club operates within the school. This provision was not part of the inspection as it is not managed by the school and is inspected separately. Inspection report: Chigwell Primary Academy, 9–10 May 2018 Page 10 of 13 In 2017, the school met the government’s floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.

Chigwell Primary Academy Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 54% Agree 33% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018
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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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Figures based on 78 responses up to 11-05-2018

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