Lydgate Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
354
AGES
5 - 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 2021, ONS
0114 27 34567

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
(12/12/17)
Full Report - All Reports
98%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

24.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
5.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
19.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
10.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
2.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Lydgate Lane
Sheffield
S10 5FQ
01142662450

School Description

The school is larger than the average-sized infant school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is below the national average. The level of social deprivation locally is low. Three out of 10 pupils are from minority ethnic groups; this is average. The proportion of pupils speaking English as an additional language is average. A very small number of pupils have support for SEN and/or disabilities. This is well below average. No pupil has a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. Most teaching staff and the headteacher were in post at the time of the last inspection. The deputy headteacher took up her role in January 2017.

Lydgate Infant School Parent Reviews



96% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 88% Agree 10% Disagree 1% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>88, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 87% Agree 11% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>87, "agree"=>11, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 26% Disagree 1% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 16% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 26% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 27% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 1% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 25% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 46% Agree 18% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 32% {"strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>32} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 12% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 18% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 12% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 26% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018
Yes 96% No 4% {"yes"=>96, "no"=>4} Figures based on 99 responses up to 18-11-2018

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