Pooles Park Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
209
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
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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
020 7527 5515.

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?

Inadequate
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(09/11/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
61%
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)
Lennox Road
Finsbury Park
London
N4 3NW
02072722655

School Description

The curriculum is poorly designed and implemented. Pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), do not develop sufficient knowledge and understanding. This means that they are not well-prepared for the next stage of their education. Pupils enjoy coming to school. They are friendly and welcoming. Pupils are proud to take on roles of responsibility, such as being members of the school council or part of the environment team. They enjoy keeping the school garden tidy and looking after the plants. Pupils enjoy participating in after-school activities, such as cooking and art. They benefit from outings to places of interest. For example, they have visited Alexandra Palace to investigate land use and local places of worship to learn about different faiths. Pupils like singing and have enjoyed performing for the wider community. Pupils say bullying is rare. Staff deal with any reports of bullying swiftly, and pupils trust them to do so. This means pupils feel safe and are kept safe. Pupils typically behave well in the playground and enjoy the activities that are provided for them. However, pupils frequently become distracted in their classrooms, and this means learning is often disrupted.

Pooles Park Primary School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>65, "strongly_agree"=>18, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>47, "strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>25, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>25, "strongly_disagree"=>25, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>88, "no"=>12} UNLOCK Figures based on 17 responses up to 25-05-2023

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