Heather Avenue Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
130
AGES
5 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
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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
0344 800 8020

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
(7/3/12)
Full Report - All Reports
50%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating
16.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
5.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
23.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
13.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
8.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Heather Avenue
Hellesdon
Norwich
NR6 6LT
01603426438

School Description

Heather Avenue Infant is smaller than most infant schools and mainly serves the immediate community. Most pupils spend their whole infant education at the school. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is broadly average. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups and those who speak English as an additional language is low, but increasing. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs is above average, but the proportion of pupils with a statement of special educational needs is very small. Shortly after the last inspection the school changed from being a first school to an infant school. The provision includes the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum in the Reception class. The school has a privately run nursery on site, the inspection of which is reported separately. The school’s work has been recognised by the British Council Full International School award, Arts Mark Gold, Healthy Schools (Enhanced) status and the Eco-School (Silver) award.

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