Moor House School & College
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
181
AGES
7 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Non-maintained special school

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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
(3/10/17)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

7.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
1.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
6.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Mill Lane
Hurst Green
Oxted
RH8 9AQ
01883712271

School Description

Moor House School and College provides for students mainly with speech, language and communication needs. There is a growing number of students with additional complex needs. Some students have an autism spectrum condition. All students have a statement of special educational needs. The majority of students are White British boys. The proportion of students from minority ethnic backgrounds is very low, and there are no students new to speaking English. The proportion of students for whom the school receives additional government funding, known as the pupil premium, is well below average. This funding is for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those children who are looked after. Most students board during the week and go home at weekends. Each boarder has a personalised package of time and support in the residential provision. This is subject to a separate inspection. A small proportion of students benefit from additional Year 7 catch-up funding. Students were admitted into the sixth form ‘Moor House College’ in September 2012. The school and college is a registered charity and the governing body are the Trustees. The school does not enter students early for examinations. Students undertake work-related learning opportunities in Hadlow College, K College and Bore Place Farm as well as businesses in the local community.

Moor House School & College Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 18% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 21% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 82% Strongly Agree 6% Agree 6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>82, "strongly_agree"=>6, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 26% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 12% Strongly Agree 74% Agree 15% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>12, "strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 91% Agree 9% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>91, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 35% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 29% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
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 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 44% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 26% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 88% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>88, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 85% Agree 15% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>85, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 94% Agree 3% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>94, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 94% Agree 6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>94, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 97% Agree 3% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>97, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 34 responses up to 18-11-2021

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