Hamer Community Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
321
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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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
(10/05/2018)
Full Report - All Reports
64%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Albert Royds Street
Rochdale
OL16 2SU
01706655756

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You lead a welcoming, harmonious and inclusive school where staff are highly committed to making a difference to pupils’ lives. You give pupils many opportunities to develop their skills across the curriculum and to contribute to the whole community. Staff are aspirational for pupils and teach them to live up to the school’s values, including motivation, ambition, respect and perseverance. You have strengthened leadership at all levels. The whole staff are involved in the development of the curriculum and share responsibility for raising standards. You give staff just the right support, training and opportunities to bring about improvements. For example, recent changes to the school’s behaviour policy have had a positive impact. Staff provide a calm learning environment for pupils. Effective leadership has also improved attendance for most pupils. You lead a dedicated team of staff who are proud to be members of the school community and share your vision to achieve the best for each and every pupil. Staff appreciate the frequent opportunities that you give them to attend training, to work collaboratively in school and with other settings. As a result of well-planned training, you have improved the quality of teaching and standards have improved. From their typically low starting points, pupils make good progress through each key stage. You agree that there is still more to do to improve the progress of some pupils in reading by the end of key stage 2.

Hamer Community Primary School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018
Yes No {"yes"=>91, "no"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 11 responses up to 09-05-2018

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