St John Bosco Catholic Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
203
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary aided school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(20/4/17)
Full Report - All Reports
80%
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)
Green Lane
Maghull
Liverpool
L31 8BW
01515202628

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education at St John Bosco since the last inspection, and has ensured that the school continues to improve. The school’s mission statement says that the school aims to ‘prepare children to live and thrive in the real world’. The school succeeds in achieving this goal, as pupils are encouraged to develop a wide range of academic, sporting, social and creative skills that prepare them very well for secondary school and beyond. The impact of this work is recognised and appreciated by the parents, and almost all who responded to Ofsted’s online questionnaire, Parent View, said that they would recommend the school to other parents. Pupils are extremely polite and well-mannered. The ‘exemplary’ standard of behaviour that was noted in the previous inspection has been maintained. Pupils are articulate and able to express their views and opinions clearly, but also listen well and respect other people’s ideas. Their attitudes to learning are highly positive, as can be seen in their diligence in class and the high quality of presentation of work in books and on displays. Staff and pupils get on well together and one pupil summed up the views of many in saying that St John Bosco is ‘a really happy place to come and learn’. Pupils enjoy having the opportunity to take on positions of responsibility, and elections for school council roles help to develop their understanding of democracy. School councillors were particularly proud of the fundraising work that they have helped to organise for charities at home and abroad, which has included cake sales and a sponsored ‘mannequin challenge’.

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 2020, 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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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.

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