Fosse Way School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
217
AGES
3 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special 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
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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
(22/9/21)
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98%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

5.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
20.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
4.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
39.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Longfellow Road
Radstock
Bath
BA3 3AL
01761412198

School Description

Pupil and parents say Fosse Way has made a big difference to their lives. Everyone at the school shares the same ambition for pupils, that they are well prepared for their next steps. Students in the sixth form look back fondly on their time at the school. They know the school has helped them to be more confident, manage their behaviour better and gain qualifications so that they are ready for the next stage of their lives. Strong relationships between staff and pupils are the foundation of the good work of Fosse Way School. The school is calm. Pupils are well cared for and safe. Staff, trustees and governors are passionate that Fosse Way provides the best for its pupils and students. Leaders reviewed the curriculum to strengthen it and have developed a well-thought-out structure that is flexible, according to pupils’ needs. Pupils gain knowledge and skills well. There are many rich activities, for example hydrotherapy, horse riding and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme. A range of specialist approaches such as signing and symbols are used to support pupils’ learning. Leaders know what they need to do to improve things even more.

Fosse Way School Parent Reviews



97% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 89% Agree 9% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>89, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 83% Agree 17% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 57% Agree 34% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 9% {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>9} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 83% Strongly Agree 9% Agree 3% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>83, "strongly_agree"=>9, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 49% Agree 46% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>49, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 40% Strongly Agree 46% Agree 9% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>40, "strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 17% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 49% Agree 40% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>49, "agree"=>40, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 23% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 66% Agree 34% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>66, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 54% Agree 34% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 9% {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>9} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 60% Agree 37% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 26% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Yes 97% No 3% {"yes"=>97, "no"=>3} Figures based on 35 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 23-09-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 23-09-2021

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