Pennine View School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Special school

Old Road
Conisbrough
Doncaster
DN12 3LR
01709864978
Pupils
120
Ages
7 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy special sponsor led
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(4/3/20)
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26%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
7.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
52.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals

School Description

Pupils at Pennine View are greeted warmly by staff at the start of each day. Pupils feel happy and cared for. They have strong relationships with adults in the school. Pupils recognise that behaviour has significantly improved. The pupils that we spoke to said that staff manage difficult behaviour well. They said that instances often arise out of pupils’ complex needs rather than misbehaviour. Bullying is rare. Pupils say that staff address this swiftly when it does happen. But some pupils also said that swearing and derogatory language are used during breaktimes without staff knowing. Pupils say that they feel challenged in some lessons. Where the curriculum is most successful, work is matched to meet pupils’ varied special educational needs and/or disabilities. The expectations that are set for their learning are appropriate, except in reading and writing. Pupils feel confident that they can be themselves. They receive continual praise from staff. Leaders organise events such as ‘Pennine View’s Got Talent’ and a school-based residential so that pupils have a variety of experiences that add to their learning and help to build their self-esteem. Many parents are positive about the school.

Pennine View School Catchment Area Map

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All attending pupils
National School Census Data 2020
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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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.

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