Coalway Community Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
165
AGES
5 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(10/11/21)
Full Report - All Reports
100%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

21.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
4.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
0.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
23.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
20%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Coalway Road
Coleford
GL16 7HL
01594833457

School Description

Pupils follow the school values known as the ‘Coalway Bees’. They know how these values help them to make the right choices. Pupils are polite and respectful to each other and staff. They are kind and help one another. Parents say their children feel safe in school. Pupils are safe. They know the difference between bullying and falling out. Pupils are happy and well behaved. After-school clubs and enrichment activities help pupils learn how to look after their mental and physical health. Pupils enjoy taking part in the daily mile. Staff help them develop an awareness of how to care of others. For example, pupils collect food for a local food bank to help people in need. Pupils love reading. They read a wide range of books that match the letters and sounds they know. Pupils who read often are rewarded with school reading badges. They wear these with pride. Pupils enjoy listening to adults read to them. Nonetheless, pupils have some significant gaps in their subject knowledge. Leaders have plans to help pupils close these gaps. However, they have not started this work.

Coalway Community Infant School Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 86% Agree 14% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>86, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 21% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 39% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 93% Strongly Agree 4% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 4% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>93, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 29% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 61% Strongly Agree 32% Agree 0% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>61, "strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 46% Agree 32% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 32% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 46% Agree 50% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 29% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 11% Agree 14% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 54% {"strongly_agree"=>11, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>54} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 36% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 10-11-2021

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