Pencalenick School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
177
AGES
3 - 16
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
(23/05/2019)
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88%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

7.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
43.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
51.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
St Clement
Truro
TR1 1TE
01872520385

School Description

Pencalenick School is a residential special school for students with complex learning difficulties and disabilities. A large proportion of the students are boys. All pupils have education, health and care plans. Approximately a quarter of pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding. Since the last inspection, the school has expanded its age range and now admits pupils in Years 5 and 6. It has recently taken over the management of two area resource bases in mainstream secondary schools. The school has a new headteacher who joined the school in September 2018. Pencalenick is one of four special schools that make up the Special Partnership Trust, a multi-academy trust. A board of trustees, chief executive officer and an executive Inspection report: Pencalenick School, 23–24 May 2019 Page 8 of 11 headteacher oversee the work of the school. There is also a local governing body.

Pencalenick School Parent Reviews



94% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 59% Agree 29% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 35% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 29% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 59% Agree 35% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 59% Agree 29% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 35% Agree 24% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 24% {"strongly_agree"=>35, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>24} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 47% Agree 35% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 24% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 29% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 12% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 59% Agree 29% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 41% Agree 47% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>41, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Yes 94% No 6% {"yes"=>94, "no"=>6} Figures based on 17 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 83% Agree 17% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 6 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 83% Agree 17% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 6 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 6 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 67% Agree 33% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 6 responses up to 23-05-2019
Strongly Agree 83% Agree 17% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 6 responses up to 23-05-2019

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