Fort Royal
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school
PUPILS
240
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

Can I Get My Child Into This 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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(28/9/21)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
27%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
9.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
34.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
17.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Wyld's Lane
Worcester
WR5 1DR
01905355525

School Description

Fort Royal is a happy school. Staff get to know pupils and their families well. They make sure that pupils are safe and well cared for. One parent remarked: ‘I couldn’t ask for better.’ Staff work closely with other agencies, such as speech and language therapy, to ensure that pupils get the right support to improve their language and communication skills. Communication systems, such as signing, communication books and spoken language, are well established. Staff weave them into daily practice skilfully to help pupils communicate effectively. Everyone is confident that there is no bullying in the school. Pupils are closely supervised so any fallouts between individuals are quickly sorted. Pupils are helped to learn to manage their own behaviour well. Pupils are getting on well with their learning. Staff have been able to help some of the most able pupils to transfer to a mainstream school. However, some pupils could be helped to practise their handwriting and reading better. Previously, pupils have enjoyed activities in the community to help develop their understanding of the world. Some of these activities have been stopped because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Leaders have made plans to restart these activities now local restrictions have eased.

Fort Royal Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 50% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 50% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 43% Agree 43% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 64% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 7% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 29% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>64, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>7, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>29} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 43% Agree 36% Disagree 21% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 29% Strongly Agree 14% Agree 50% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>29, "strongly_agree"=>14, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 50% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 29% Agree 29% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 36% {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>36} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 43% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 43% Agree 50% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 21% Agree 50% Disagree 14% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 14% {"strongly_agree"=>21, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>14} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 14% Disagree 21% Strongly Disagree 14% Don't Know 43% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>14, "dont_know"=>43} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Strongly Agree 36% Agree 50% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 14 responses up to 14-03-2022

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