Millstead School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school
PUPILS
132
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special 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
0151 233 3006

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
(29/11/17)
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94%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

7.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
21.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
18.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
49.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
3%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Iliad Street
Liverpool
L5 3LU
01512074656

School Description

The school provides for pupils with a range of complex learning and health issues. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The designated categories of need comprise severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties. However, a high proportion of pupils, about a third and increasing, have a secondary diagnosis of autism. The local authority is responsible for determining admissions to the school. Many of the pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties join the school at two years of age. Many of the pupils with severe learning difficulties and/or autism join the school after a period in mainstream schools. Pupils attending the school come from all over Liverpool. Most travel to and from the school using transport provided by the local authority, accompanied by trained escorts. The majority of pupils, about two thirds, are boys. A large proportion of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals and a small number are in the care of the local authority. The school is, therefore, in receipt of the additional funding termed the ‘pupil premium’, provided by the government. At the time of the inspection, planning was at an advanced stage to relocate the school into new, purpose-built accommodation in September 2014.

Millstead School Parent Reviews



82% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 88% Agree 6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>88, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 76% Agree 18% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 6% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 41% Agree 24% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 12% {"strongly_agree"=>41, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 24% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 59% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 24% {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>24} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 6% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 12% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 24% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017
Yes 82% No 18% {"yes"=>82, "no"=>18} Figures based on 17 responses up to 30-11-2017

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