Ousedale School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
2189
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
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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
(7/1/20)
Full Report - All Reports
77%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

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Newport Pagnell
MK16 0BJ
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School Description

Pupils are proud to be members of Ousedale School. They take advantage of the many extra-curricular activities available to them, such as rugby, cheerleading, football, coding club, ‘eco club’ and art club. There are a wide range of opportunities to develop pupils’ musical talents. Many pupils learn to play musical instruments and are keen to join the school orchestra. There are a wide range of opportunities on offer to pupils. They take on positions of responsibility enthusiastically in areas such as careers, sports, facilitating clubs, running the school library or being part of the student council. Pupils feel safe in school and they behave well in lessons. They are keen to do well and are respectful of their teachers. Pupils concentrate in lessons. Around school, pupils behave sensibly. Bullying is unusual and dealt with well when it does happen. Staff prioritise the needs of pupils and value pupils’ views. Leaders regularly ask pupils what they think about their school. Leaders listen to pupils and make sure that they are a key part of decision-making processes. Pupils feel listened to. This is a school where, as one pupil put it, ‘everyone is included’.

Ousedale School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 35% Agree 49% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>49, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020
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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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Figures based on 296 responses up to 22-01-2020

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