South Wootton Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
177
AGES
4 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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
0344 800 8020

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
(9/11/21)
Full Report - All Reports
94%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

23.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
2.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
3.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
3.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
9.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
9 Church Lane
South Wootton
King's Lynn
PE30 3LJ
01553671552

School Description

Pupils enjoy coming to school. They feel safe and are friendly and polite. They respond well to the high expectations staff have of their learning and behaviour. Classrooms are calm and purposeful places in which to learn. From an early age, pupils develop their independence and resilience. Pupils told inspectors that they understand what bullying means. They said that they believed it does not happen here. Pupils are confident staff will help them if they are worried. Pupils develop healthy lifestyles. There is a good range of sports activities open to all pupils. Pupils told the inspector how much they enjoy ‘fit Friday’ when there is a focus on exercising and being healthy. Pupils support a range of charities and understand the importance of helping others. They know what showing respect means and why their school needs to have rules. Pupils enjoy the responsibilities given to them by staff, such as being on the student council or reading to the whole class. Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the school. Many parents’ comments reflect the view that the staff at the school go ‘above and beyond’ to support pupils and their families.

South Wootton Infant School Parent Reviews



97% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 84% Agree 10% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>84, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 88% Agree 9% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>88, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 72% Agree 24% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 86% Strongly Agree 3% Agree 2% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 5% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>86, "strongly_agree"=>3, "agree"=>2, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 28% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 50% Strongly Agree 33% Agree 12% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>50, "strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 33% Agree 50% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 17% {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>17} Figures based on 10 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 28% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 74% Agree 19% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 33% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 28% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 28% Agree 38% Disagree 14% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 17% {"strongly_agree"=>28, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>17} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Strongly Agree 55% Agree 36% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022
Yes 97% No 3% {"yes"=>97, "no"=>3} Figures based on 58 responses up to 03-02-2022

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