Simon de Senlis Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
419
AGES
4 - 11
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
0300 126 1000

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
(27/2/18)
Full Report - All Reports
63%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% 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 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 8% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 5% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 7% of schools in England) Average (About 64% of schools in England) Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 58% of schools in England) Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% pupils meeting the expected standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)
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% pupils meeting the higher standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)

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

Hilldrop Road
East Hunsbury
Northampton
NN4 0PH
01604661011

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. Since then, the school has converted to an academy and joined a growing local trust. With the governors, you have taken executive responsibility for overseeing the standards and effectiveness of education in the school. You also have oversight of the quality of education across all schools in the trust. The school population has remained stable and the school continues to host a 12-place special educational needs unit. The school has developed a strong and effective leadership team with clearly articulated roles and responsibilities. Parents and carers report high levels of satisfaction with the school, expressing their appreciation of its highly inclusive and welcoming ethos. It is clear that strong and effective working relationships permeate the school community at all levels. Leaders accurately evaluate the strengths and areas for development for the school and have developed appropriate plans to help move the school forward. At all levels, there are high expectations of staff to contribute to the school as researchengaged professionals. In recent years, where some of the outcomes for pupils have been slightly lower than the national average, leaders have identified initiatives with proven impact and sought to embed them across the school. Governors demonstrate a clear analytical grasp of the current position of the school and have sought additional challenge and support from a national leader of education. There is confidence both in their use of performance information and in the deployment of resources to ensure the success of new initiatives.

Simon de Senlis Primary School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 72% Agree 24% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018
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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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Figures based on 114 responses up to 01-03-2018

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