Heston Community School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1301
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
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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
(13/12/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
63%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher
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Heston Road
Heston
Hounslow
TW5 0QR
02085721931

School Description

Leaders’ expectations for all pupils are high. Pupils have high aspirations and want to succeed in education. Leaders have established the right school climate for them to do so. Pupils achieve very well in a wide range of subjects in the main school and sixth form. Pupils speak proudly about ‘Hestonian values’, such as kindness, honesty, resilience and equality. These values are embedded in the day-to-day life of the school. They provide a shared language for teachers and pupils, inspiring them to be the best that they can be. As a result, pupils’ behaviour and attitudes to learning are exceptional. Living by Hestonian values also means pupils rarely experience bullying of any type. They are safe and feel at home in all parts of the school. They know there is an adult they trust that they can turn to at any time. If any bullying should occur, it would be dealt with seriously and competently by caring staff. Leaders ensure that pupils are exposed to a wide range of careers and future opportunities soon after they join the school. This feature is embedded in the curriculum in every year group and is particularly strong in the sixth form. As a result, when leaving the school, students move on to their chosen pathway, often higher education, and are knowledgeable about what they want to do and why.

Heston Community School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>19, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>29, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>48, "strongly_agree"=>5, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>10} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>19, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>19, "strongly_disagree"=>14, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>24, "strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>19, "strongly_disagree"=>14, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>25, "dont_know"=>25} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>52, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>52, "disagree"=>19, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>57, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>19, "strongly_disagree"=>14, "dont_know"=>10} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>57, "no"=>43} UNLOCK Figures based on 21 responses up to 06-07-2023

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