St Wilfrid's Catholic Junior and Infant School
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Shawsdale Road
Birmingham
B36 8LY
01216753319
Pupils
402
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
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4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(19/12/18)
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52%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You have led the school effectively and successfully through a period of change and challenge. Since the previous inspection, the school building has been extended and developed to accommodate an additional 150 pupils. The demographic of the school’s intake has changed to include significant numbers of disadvantaged pupils, a greater proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language and many pupils from outside the catchment area due to the lack of school places elsewhere. An increase in pupil mobility has seen higher numbers of pupils join and leave the school at times other than are usual. Several new staff have joined the school each year as it has doubled in size. Strong, stable senior leadership has enabled the school to manage all these changes without losing the positive ethos and unique St Wilfrid’s ‘way of doing things’. The working partnership between senior leaders is very effective. It is mutually supportive and leaders are determined to provide the best education for all pupils. Together, you carefully reflect on outcomes and empower leaders at all levels to help drive the improvements necessary to ensure all pupils are appropriately challenged and supported. Following a dip in outcomes at the end of key stage 2 in 2017, you took action to do things differently rather than continue with what you have always done. New initiatives were introduced to improve the teaching of reading, writing and mathematics. As a result, outcomes in 2018 improved and were much closer to national averages.

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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.

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  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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