Oak View School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
134
AGES
3 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

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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
(23/11/2022)
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88%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating
6.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
30.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
11.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0%
Pupils first language
not English
45.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
0.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.5%
Pupils with SEN support
Whitehills Road
Loughton
IG10 1TS
02085084293

School Description

Pupils are so proud of their school. They learn a curriculum that equips them with important life skills. Pupils enjoy their studies. Most focus hard on each activity, even when it demands a lot of them. From early years through to the sixth form, pupils grow in confidence and become more assured communicators. Adults care for pupils with dignity and respect. Staff are tuned into pupils’ capabilities and needs. Pupils get support to become more independent in their decision-making. They learn to socialise and enjoy each other’s company. Pupils celebrate each other’s successes. All pupils have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Pupils learn to manage their emotions due to the help from skilled staff. As a result, pupils increasingly make positive decisions about their feelings, behaviour and movement. Pupils and staff contribute to the school’s happy, productive atmosphere. Pupils are safe. They indicate that they feel safe, including from bullying. Pupils say that, if they were anxious or worried, they would turn to staff for help. Pupils gain important experience of life beyond the school gates. They like to represent their school. They enjoy the ‘special jobs’ they have to do, such as recycling, shopping or helping out on the local allotments.

Oak View School Parent Reviews



85% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 24% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 24% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 45% Agree 36% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 12% {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 76% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 0% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 15% Don't Know 6% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>76, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 55% Agree 27% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 24% Strongly Agree 42% Agree 9% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>24, "strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 19% Disagree 16% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 31 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 42% Agree 33% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 52% Agree 30% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 27% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 52% Agree 27% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 45% Agree 27% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 15% Don't Know 9% {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>9} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Strongly Agree 55% Agree 27% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023
Yes 85% No 15% {"yes"=>85, "no"=>15} Figures based on 33 responses up to 13-06-2023

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