Swallowfield Lower School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
340
AGES
2 - 9
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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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
(19/10/21)
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Weathercock Close
Woburn Sands
Milton Keynes
MK17 8SR
01908582101

School Description

Pupils at Swallowfield are excited by learning. They are keen to share their knowledge and their enjoyment across a broad range of subjects. Pupils are motivated by their learning and want to achieve well. They are well prepared for their next stage of education. Pupils are happy and feel safe. They behave well in lessons and during less structured times, such as playtime. Pupils are respectful and polite. They have positive relationships with adults and each other. They demonstrate the school’s values well. Pupils participate fully in school life. They learn to care for the environment. They explore each other’s views through the school parliament. They learn to work together and to respect each other’s differences. Pupils are becoming active citizens. They know their views count. Pupils and adults listen to what each other has to say. Pupils know what bullying is and what it is not. Older pupils are trained to help make sure that all pupils know there is someone to talk to if they are unhappy. Pupils say that bullying is rare. They are confident that staff help them quickly sort out potential problems at an early stage. Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the school. They value the care and support their children receive.

Swallowfield Lower School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 82% Agree 16% Disagree 1% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021
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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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Figures based on 116 responses up to 19-10-2021

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