Featherstone North Featherstone Junior and Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
350
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
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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
(26/6/18)
Full Report - All Reports
48%
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

Gordon Street
Featherstone
Pontefract
WF7 6LW
01977799888

School Description

Since your appointment to the school four years ago, you have built strong capacity among the leadership team to secure rapid improvement in the school’s performance. The new governing body constituted in autumn 2016 and the astute recruitment of teaching staff over the last two or three years have enabled you to effect changes that benefit pupils’ personal and academic development throughout the school. Teaching is now consistently good, with examples of outstanding practice emerging in many aspects of the school’s work. For example, pupils enjoy a richly engaging curriculum that makes learning relevant, interesting and fun. As a consequence, pupils of all abilities ages and backgrounds make good progress. An increasing number are attaining at greater depth in all classes and subjects. Pupils, at the end of Year 6, are prepared well for secondary school. Your improvement plans are clear, precise and well measured. Outcomes for pupils have improved year on year, since 2015. Current school data indicates that this improving trend has been sustained this year, with all pupils making good progress in reading, writing and mathematics. You have successfully addressed many of the inconsistencies in the school’s performance in the national tests and assessments in 2017, particularly pupils’ lower-thanexpected progress in reading and mathematics at the end of Year 6. You and your leaders know the school well, identify weaknesses quickly and take prompt action to secure best practice. Your aspirations for the school are high and you and your leadership team, including governors, have the skills and expertise to improve the school further. You have taken effective action to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. Following the findings in the last inspection, teaching, including in Years 3 and 4, is now much stronger. Your expectations of teachers and pupils are high and you provide effective support to ensure that everyone achieves the targets you set for them.

Featherstone North Featherstone Junior and Infant School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 58% Agree 28% Disagree 8% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019
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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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Figures based on 93 responses up to 05-02-2019

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