St Andrew's CofE Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
365
AGES
5 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary controlled 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
0845 678 9000

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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(07/06/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
72%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

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Park Lane
Shifnal
TF11 9HD
01952460226

School Description

The core values of ‘respect, friendship and perseverance’ permeate through the school. Pupils, staff, parents and carers are proud of their school, which sits at the heart of the local community. Pupils typically describe the school as having a calm atmosphere where each day runs smoothly. Staff have high expectations of how well pupils should behave. Pupils are exceptionally polite and considerate of others. During lessons, they listen well and do what is asked of them. Pupils are eager to learn. At playtimes, they play games cooperatively with their friends. Pupils attend extra-curricular sports clubs, including cricket, rugby, dance and choir. They have opportunities to learn to play a musical instrument, such as the keyboard and guitar. Pupils visited a local Royal Air Force museum as part of a history topic, Stafford Castle and a local farm. Year 6 pupils take part in a biennial residential. Pupils take leadership roles seriously and see the value in being helpful around school. They have opportunities to become, for example, school councillors, play leaders and bronze ambassadors. Pupils are expected to work hard, to which they fully subscribe. They achieve well in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

St Andrew's CofE Primary School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>70, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>8, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>21, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>27, "strongly_agree"=>26, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>21, "agree"=>57, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 14 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>22, "agree"=>51, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>54, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>22, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>11} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>84, "no"=>16} UNLOCK Figures based on 96 responses up to 09-06-2023

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