Lea and Garsdon Church of England Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
117
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary controlled school
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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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(16/10/18)
Full Report - All Reports
52%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 8% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 5% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 7% of schools in England) Average (About 64% of schools in England) Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 58% of schools in England) Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% pupils meeting the expected standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)
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% pupils meeting the higher standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

The Street
Lea
Malmesbury
SN16 9PG
01666823534

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The school’s roll has increased from four to five classes since the previous inspection. Leaders work swiftly to assess and support the relatively high number of pupils who join you during the school year. Some of these pupils have not yet made enough progress to catch up to their peers. You have improved the quality of teaching of writing for the most able pupils since the previous inspection. In addition, you have made sure that the teaching of spelling, grammar and punctuation has improved across key stage 2. As a result, the proportion of pupils reaching the higher standard in writing by the end of key stage 2 has risen and the most able writers make good progress. In addition, pupils’ achievement in the English grammar, punctuation and spelling assessment has been strong and above the national average in recent years. The school’s values of friendship, respect, honesty, inclusion and excellence underpin all aspects of school life. The supportive relationships between pupils and staff are the foundation of pupils’ strong personal development and their enjoyment of learning. Pupils are courteous and thoughtful. The school is welcoming to new pupils and those I spoke to told me that ‘everyone is kind to each other’. Pupils enjoy engaging lessons, including art and physical education. The curriculum helps them to understand other cultures and to develop a sense of fairness, for example by learning about life in fairly traded cocoa plantations. Pupils clearly appreciate the chance to have their say on aspects of school life such as voting on new playground equipment or in school council elections.

Lea and Garsdon Church of England Primary School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 80% Agree 20% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018
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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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Figures based on 59 responses up to 18-10-2018

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