Icknield Infant and Nursery School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
256
AGES
3 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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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?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(08/02/2023)
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Letchworth Garden City
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School Description

Icknield Infant and Nursery School is a calm and happy school. Children in the early years build positive relationships with staff. These relationships flourish as they move through the school. Pupils are confident to be themselves, and they trust adults to deal with their worries and to keep them safe. From the early years, pupils enjoy coming to school as teachers make their learning fun. Pupils work hard in lessons and are proud of their achievements. Leaders have high expectations for what pupils must learn, from Nursery to Year 2. In the Nursery, children develop a positive attitude to learning, and this builds as pupils move through the school. Pupils learn about being kind, caring and resilient through character education, and this helps them to be better learners. Pupils say that, sometimes, there can be bullying, but staff deal with this quickly and help them to resolve friendship issues. Pupils learn how to keep safe online. They learn about road safety and about using the zebra crossing on the school grounds. Pupils have activities in the curriculum, such as forest school, music and educational technology, which enhance their learning. However, there are limited opportunities for extra-curricular clubs for pupils to develop their talents and interests. Pupils would welcome more of these.

Icknield Infant and Nursery School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>71, "strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>5, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>13} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
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 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>22, "strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>40, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>16} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>98, "no"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 55 responses up to 14-02-2023

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