Shenstone School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school
PUPILS
161
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

Can I Get My Child Into This 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 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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(16/10/19)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
25.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
19.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
34.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
94 Old Road
Crayford
DA1 4DZ
01322524145

School Description

Shenstone is a happy, friendly school where every pupil is known by every member of staff. It is easy to see pupils’ enjoyment of school by the smiles on their faces as they arrive each morning. They greet staff eagerly and are keen to start the day with breakfast together. Staff find out pupils’ likes and dislikes and plan a wide variety of activities that meet pupils’ individual needs. Staff are ambitious for pupils and celebrate pupils’ successes every small step of the way. Staff are good at making learning fun. Pupils enjoy lessons in the ‘Buggingham Palace’ sensory garden, workshops to learn life skills and opportunities to take part in events, including Paralympic games with other schools. Staff keep parents and carers up to date and fully involved in all aspects of their children’s learning. Staff help parents to understand and meet their children’s needs. For example, they provide resources and training for parents so that pupils can use their communication systems consistently at home and in school. Pupils behave well. They learn in a place that is free from bullying. Staff respond skilfully to any situations that arise. This ensures that pupils are safe and cared for.

Shenstone School Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 90% Agree 10% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>90, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 90% Agree 10% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>90, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 10% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 80% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 20% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>80, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>20} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 40% Strongly Agree 30% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>40, "strongly_agree"=>30, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 90% Agree 0% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>90, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 20% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>20} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 10% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 20% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 60% Agree 10% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 20% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>20} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 16-10-2019

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