Norton Road Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
369
AGES
5 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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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, 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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(02/02/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
49%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% 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 9% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 8% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 59% of schools in England) Above Average (About 11% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England)
Norton Road
Luton
LU3 2NX
01582571169

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The school’s warm and caring ethos ensures that pupils feel safe in this fully inclusive school. All staff ensure pupils achieve well, academically and socially. You have set high expectations of both your staff and pupils. As a result, pupils are well behaved, highly motivated and keen to learn. Staff consistently insist on the highest standard of presentation of work and pupils rise to the challenge well across the school. You, senior leaders and governors have accurately identified the strengths and areas for development. The school’s self-evaluation is accurate. Your plans for school development contain the appropriate actions to ensure improving outcomes for pupils. You have developed a strong senior leadership team who clearly understand their roles and responsibilities. Consequently, during your long-term absence last year senior leaders led the school effectively with appropriate support when required from the local authority. Pupils told me how much they enjoy coming to school. They are polite and well mannered, and willingly follow the school’s ethos and behaviour codes. Parents spoken to on the day of the inspection commented that the school is a welcoming, safe place for their children. Pupils from different cultures and backgrounds work and play well together.

Norton Road Primary School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>65, "strongly_agree"=>15, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>20, "strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>20, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>85, "no"=>15} UNLOCK Figures based on 20 responses up to 15-02-2023

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