Cottenham Primary School

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Lambs Lane
Cottenham
Cambridge
CB24 8TA
01954250227
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Pupils
565
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Ages
5 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(3/5/17)
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70%
NATIONAL AVG. 64%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Cottenham Primary School is a larger than average primary school. The proportion of pupils who are disadvantaged and receive support from the pupil premium is lower than the national average. Just over three quarters of pupils are White British. There are a significant number of pupils of traveller, Irish, Gypsy or Roma heritage, as well as of any other White background. The proportion of pupils who need support for special educational needs and/or disabilities is lower than the national average. The proportion of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan is broadly in line with the national average. Since the previous inspection, the school has consulted over, and established, a new leadership structure and also has experienced staff changes of roles within the staff team. Inspection report: Cottenham Primary School, 3–4 May 2017 Page 11 of 14 In 2016, the school met the government‟s floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for the attainment and progress of pupils by the end of Year 6. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

Cottenham Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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.

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  1. Look at our 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 last 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.

See Pupil heat maps FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data.

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