Meynell Community Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
463
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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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
(29/6/21)
Full Report - All Reports
46%
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

Meynell Road
Sheffield
S5 8GN
01142311425

School Description

Leaders want all pupils to aim high and do well at school. They also expect teachers to work hard, and they do. Teachers care about each child. They want to do the best for their pupils. However, some teachers do not have an accurate understanding of what pupils should learn in mathematics. They give pupils work that is too easy. Pupils behave well in corridors and they are polite to visitors. It was a pleasure talking to pupils. They are very confident and enjoy giving their opinions. Pupils were very keen to talk about their learning. Some pupils have too many days off school so they miss out on their learning. Some parents say that their children are taken out of lessons too often. Parents worry about how much learning their children are missing when this happens. Some parents say that the most senior leaders are not approachable to discuss these concerns with them. Pupils say that teachers help them if they are bullied. They make it stop. However, some pupils say there is still some bullying when pupils can use unkind words. Sometimes pupils are too boisterous on the playground. This means that some pupils do not always feel happy and safe at school. Parents are very happy with the provision for two-year-olds. Children get off to a flying start in the early years. Children are happy and enjoy learning and playing together. Teachers and other adults are experts at teaching children to read. Children get lots of practise reading at home too. This means children are ready for their learning in Year 1.

Meynell Community Primary School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 31% Agree 47% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 19% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>31, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>19, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019
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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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Figures based on 32 responses up to 15-10-2019

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