St John Fisher RC Primary School, Denton
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
241
AGES
3 - 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, 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.

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
(02/03/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
40%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% 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 9% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 8% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 59% of schools in England) Above Average (About 11% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England)
Manor Road
Haughton Green
Denton
Manchester
M34 7SW
01613365308

School Description

Pupils enjoy attending St John Fisher RC Primary School. They told inspectors that they feel happy and safe when they are in school. Pupils said that their teachers look after them. Teachers have high expectations of pupils academically, including pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). In return, pupils concentrate on their learning and achieve well. Equally, pupils know that teachers expect them to behave appropriately. Pupils try hard to follow the three school rules. They can articulate what it means to be safe, to be ready and to be respectful. Relationships between pupils and staff are strong. Pupils are confident that leaders will deal with any occasional bullying, or rare use of inappropriate language, quickly and effectively so that these incidents are not repeated. Pupils explained that adults listen to their concerns and help them resolve their worries. All pupils, including children in the early years, enjoy a wide range of activities that develop their personal skills. For example, older pupils take on the role of buddies to support children in the early years at playtimes. Pupils in key stage 1 enjoy looking after Michelle, the giant African tortoise. Pupils relish taking part in the many sporting activities on offer each day at lunchtime.

St John Fisher RC Primary School, Denton Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>61, "strongly_agree"=>11, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>39, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>11, "strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>17, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>17} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>13} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>34, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>11} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022
Yes No {"yes"=>79, "no"=>21} UNLOCK Figures based on 38 responses up to 04-03-2022

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