Ernesettle Community School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
505
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
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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
01752 668 000

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 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.

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
(19/11/19)
Full Report - All Reports
88%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
43%
NATIONAL AVG. 11%
% pupils achieving the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics
111
READING
NATIONAL AVG. 104
80 (lowest)
100 (expected)
120 (highest)
Average scaled score
110
MATHS
NATIONAL AVG. 105
80 (lowest)
100 (expected)
120 (highest)
Average scaled score
DATA
GUIDE

Primary Data
Explained for parents
6.3
Reading progress score
4.0
Writing progress score
4.4
Maths progress score
99%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

23.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
6.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
3.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
25.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals
19.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support

Progress Compared With All Other Schools

+ 4.0 Writing Progress Score 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) + 6.3 Reading Progress Score 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) + 4.4 Maths Progress Score 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

2017 2018 2019 89% 89% 88%

% pupils meeting the expected standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)
2017 2018 2019 23% 32% 43%

% 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


School Video

School Prospectus

Biggin Hill
Ernesettle
Plymouth
PL5 2RB
01752 201177

School Description

Ernesettle Community School is of above average size. It serves a largely White British community from the surrounding area. The proportions of disabled pupils, those with special educational needs, including those with a statement, and of those known to be eligible for free school meals, are above average. There has been a change in leadership since the previous inspection. A new headteacher took up the post from 1 February 2011, following a period when he was acting headteacher. The school meets the current government floor standard for the proportion of pupils attaining Level 4 and above in both English and mathematics and of those making expected progress in these two subjects. When Ernesettle Community School was inspected in May 2010, it was judged to require special measures. Subsequently, the school was inspected on four occasions. At the last monitoring inspection, the school was judged to be making good progress.

Ernesettle Community School Reviews


Average Rating:

BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Excellent school”
Excellent school. All three of my children attend Ernesettle and I could not be more proud of them. They have achieved so much since they started and it is all thanks to the hard working and dedicated staff. Thank you!
“Amazing school!”
I moved my children to Ernesettle Community School a couple of years ago and what an amazing school it is! My children have grown in confidence, are happy to go to school and have settled well due to the help and support from the excellent members of staff. The school has been an amazing support in all aspects of their education and continue to encourage my children to be the best they can be. My children thrive each day and long may this continue.
“Great school”
It's an amazing school that always puts the child first! Both my children go here and are doing fantastic in all areas. I honestly feel that they are getting the best possible start that I could ever wish and hope for.
“Fantastic school”
Engaged with pupils and parents, free educational trips, high aspirations for pupils and parents. My daughter's thrived here, the oldest has gained a place at a grammar school thanks to the schools commitment and provisions while the youngest is still there and achieving great things. Aspirational school who are committed to providing an enriched curriculum and learning environment.
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