Nelson Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
368
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
(24/11/20)
Full Report - All Reports
61%
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)
Nelson Road
Whitton
Twickenham
TW2 7BU

School Description

Pupils are proud of their school and how far it has come. They love the greater range of opportunities it now affords them. Recent successes in sport and the chance to interview members of parliament are particular highlights. Pupils like the range of subjects they study and most enjoy their time in school. However, some pupils find learning hard because they have not been taught the knowledge they need to succeed. Pupils are pleased that they can develop their talents and interests during after-school clubs. They know that staff are working tirelessly to improve the school for them. Pupils appreciate this and work hard to meet leaders’ high expectations. Pupils feel safe in school because behaviour is calm and orderly. Pupils know that they will sometimes fall out and are good at ironing out any disagreements they may have. If they need extra support, staff step in quickly to make sure differences do not evolve into bullying. Pupils learn to keep themselves safe outside of school and online. This helps them to make good decisions when faced with risks. Pupils are studious and focus on their work in class. The peaceful and calm atmosphere ensures that pupils can work without interruption.

Nelson Primary School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“Very happy”

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"> My son has just started here in Year 3. I chose Nelson over a 'better' local school as it seemed like a warmer environment. Children seem happy and well behaved, teachers seem warm and committed, and my son settled in straight away, despite having English as a second language. The school is on an upward trajectory since being taken over by the Latchmere Academy Trust. The PTA does great work and have recently funded an excellent new library and updating of the playground, amongst much else.
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Strongly Agree 80% Agree 19% Disagree 1% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019
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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 13 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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Figures based on 156 responses up to 05-11-2019

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