Etching Hill CofE Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
449
AGES
3 - 11
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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(13/12/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
67%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Penk Drive
Etching Hill
Rugeley
WS15 2XY
01889221864

School Description

Pupils, staff, and parents and carers are extremely proud of their school. They describe the school as a caring and happy family where everyone is valued. Pupils are enthusiastic about their learning and understand the high standards expected of them. Pupils rise to these expectations confidently and are motivated to do well now, and when they leave this school. The school’s aim of ensuring that pupils ‘flourish and thrive’ means that learning is exciting and purposeful. Pupils speak enthusiastically about the support they receive with both their learning and with their wider needs. They know that ‘good learners’ show resilience when they find things difficult and a curiosity to want to deepen their understanding. Indeed, such characteristics are displayed in classrooms where ‘learning without limits’ is the expected approach. Pupils contribute to their wider community by caring for those less fortunate than themselves. They are encouraged to ‘shine and make a difference to others and the world’ and many do. Pupils know that every member of the school community should be ‘valued for who they are’, and their differences celebrated. There are a wide range of extra-curricular activities on offer, such as STRIVE club, where pupils demonstrate care for their school and local environment. Pupils’ wear smiles on their faces when they speak of their time in school. This is indeed a school where pupils thrive.

Etching Hill CofE Primary Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>85, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>91, "agree"=>7, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>78, "strongly_agree"=>6, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>31, "strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>78, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>78, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>66, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>66, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 67 responses up to 19-12-2023

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