St Augustine's CofE VA Junior and Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
142
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary aided 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.

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  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
(22/9/21)
Full Report - All Reports
31%
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

Hanson Lane
Halifax
HX1 5PG
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School Description

Over time, leaders have not taken the urgent action needed to improve pupils’ achievement. Leaders and staff have not had high enough expectations, especially for the younger pupils in early years and key stage 1. Teachers have not taught pupils to read as soon as they should. This has prevented pupils from learning well in other subjects too. Many pupils struggle to access an age-appropriate curriculum. This has led to some poor behaviour for learning. Pupils’ absence is high. This also affects how well some pupils can learn. The new headteacher has reached out to the community and has worked with staff and parents in identifying shared values for the school. Parents are positive about these recent changes. Staff say morale has improved since her appointment. Pupils speak positively about their school. They feel safe and recognise that staff are there to help them. Pupils are confident to report concerns about behaviour or bullying and trust that adults will listen and help them. Leaders are making sure pupils are respectful of other cultures and develop a sense of responsibility. For example, pupils in Year 6 have recently organised a collection of books, games and toys to donate to a centre which helps refugees in the community.

St Augustine's CofE VA Junior and Infant School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“Little friendly school”

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"> The school is very welcoming and has a friendly atmoshere. The staff work well with parents to keep them up to date and get them involved! My child is very happy and safe here.
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Strongly Agree 64% Agree 31% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 05-07-2018
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Figures based on 36 responses up to 05-07-2018

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Figures based on 36 responses up to 05-07-2018

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