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

Primary
PUPILS
99
AGES
5 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary aided school
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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
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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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(3/10/18)
Full Report - All Reports
79%
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

Brookpit Lane
Clymping
Littlehampton
BN17 5QU
01903714325

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. As headteacher, you provide strong, decisive leadership. You have established a clear vision and strong commitment that every child should become a confident, independent learner. You work closely with staff to drive forward improvements, with a current focus on pupils’ emotional well-being and raising standards in writing. You, together with your staff and governors, know your school very well. You have successfully tackled areas that were identified in the previous inspection report as needing further improvement. Training for the leader of mathematics has strengthened leadership in this subject since the last inspection. As a result, most pupils make good progress in mathematics. Work in pupils’ books shows an increasing level of challenge to help pupils achieve their potential. Most-able pupils, however, are not consistently challenged across the school. You have also worked effectively to raise standards in reading. Pupils read regularly and with enthusiasm, with the result that standards have improved to be in line with national averages. The proportion of key stage 1 pupils reaching greater depth also matches national averages. You are not complacent, however, and are wisely focusing on increasing the proportion of pupils across the school achieving at the higher standard in all subjects. You are rightly proud of the school’s community spirit and nurturing atmosphere.

St Mary's CofE Primary School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 84% Agree 6% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>84, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018
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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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Figures based on 31 responses up to 12-11-2018

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