Northwood Broom Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
186
AGES
3 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
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
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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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(2/2/22)
Full Report - All Reports
100%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

28.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
12.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
25.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
36.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
30.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Keelings Road
Northwood
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST1 6QA
01782234379

School Description

Northwood Broom Academy is a friendly, welcoming school. Superb leaders work hard to ensure that every child achieves the high aspirations set. Staff are passionate about their work and want the very best for all pupils. Pupils enjoy coming to school. They are happy and feel safe at school. Bullying is not tolerated at this school. Leaders listen and are vigilant. They act swiftly to resolve any concerns. Leaders have created an exciting curriculum for pupils based on the ‘MAGIC’ learning behaviours. These are motivation, positive attitude, gumption, independence and communication. Pupils achieve well academically and personally. They gain wider experiences and develop their talents through a range of enrichment activities such as the Valentine Clay pottery project and dance extravaganza at the Victoria Hall Hanley. Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are polite and courteous. Leaders have the highest expectations of pupils’ behaviour. Pupils live and breathe the school values of caring, honesty, fairness, responsibility and respect for others. They talk about ‘incredible independence’ and ‘magic manners’. In classrooms, pupils are highly motivated and fully engaged in their learning. Pupils are encouraged to resolve issues by reflecting on their behaviour so that they can make better choices next time.

Northwood Broom Academy Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 42% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 63% Agree 37% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 63% Agree 37% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 79% Strongly Agree 11% Agree 5% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>79, "strongly_agree"=>11, "agree"=>5, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 32% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 16% Strongly Agree 47% Agree 26% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 5% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>16, "strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 0% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 42% Agree 47% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 74% Agree 26% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 42% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 37% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 32% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Strongly Agree 63% Agree 21% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-02-2022

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