Foresters Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Redford Avenue
Wallington
SM6 9DP
02086696910
Pupils
248
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Foundation school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(21/11/17)
Full Report - All Reports
80%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the previous inspection. You have worked closely with senior leaders and governors to ensure that the school is an inclusive, welcoming and happy place. For example, pupils are rightly proud of the way the school supports those who attend its specialist provision for pupils who have autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). One pupil explained that sometimes he sees things differently to others, but he is still friends with the other children; another pupil responded that ‘sometimes it’s good to see things a different way, so it’s a bit special to be able to do that’. You have worked hard to develop such positive, inclusive attitudes and these are evident in the school’s values and daily practice. Parents praised the school’s strong sense of community. They like the way ‘everyone is valued’ and feel their children are safe and well cared for. You have worked on the areas identified at the time of the previous inspection. You have developed more opportunities for pupils to participate actively in lessons; pupils are particularly positive about the emphasis now given to investigating and experimenting in science lessons. Pupils also benefit from more opportunities to talk to each other, sharing ideas and opinions in lessons and explaining their reasoning to each other; this is a particular strength in mathematics in upper key stage 2. The school has also invested in equipment for information and communication technology (ICT) which is helping to ensure that pupils have opportunities to research and find things out for themselves. The recent focus on writing, spelling and punctuation across the school has had a positive impact on end-of-key-stage outcomes. The school rightly continues to prioritise this aspect of its work, to improve outcomes for pupils still further.

Foresters Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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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  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.

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