The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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PUPILS
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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
(5/3/19)
Full Report - All Reports
71%
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

Carleton Road
Carleton
Pontefract
WF8 3NP
01977600368

School Description

The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School: With Hearing Impairment Resource is part of the Pontefract Multi-Academy Trust. It joined the trust in April 2013. Between April and October 2018, a new team of trust leaders, including a new chief executive officer, was appointed. The school is an average-sized primary school. It has a special educational needs resource base for 16 hearing-impaired pupils. The vast majority of pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils with SEND is below average. The proportion of pupils with an education, health and care plan is well above average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is just below average. Children attend part time in Nursery and full time in Reception. The school has a breakfast club for its pupils. Inspection report: The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School, 5–6 March 2019 Page 8 of 10 Information about this inspection Inspectors observed a range of teaching and learning in every class in the school. Some observations were joint with senior leaders. Inspectors spoke with pupils, both individually and in groups, to gather their views about the school. Inspectors reviewed pupils’ work in lessons and scrutinised samples of pupils’ work in their books. Inspectors listened to pupils read. The lead inspector held a meeting with the chair of the governing body and three other governors. The lead inspector held a meeting with the trust chief executive officer (CEO) and the executive director of teaching and learning. Inspectors also held meetings with senior leaders and other staff. Inspectors looked at the school’s review of its own performance, the school’s development and improvement plans, several school policies and the minutes of meetings of the governing body. They scrutinised the school’s latest pupil assessment information, together with a range of documentation in relation to safeguarding, behaviour and attendance. Inspectors analysed the 54 responses to Ofsted’s online questionnaire for parents, Parent View. They also analysed the responses to the school’s own pupil and staff questionnaires. Inspection team Rebecca Clayton, lead inspector Ofsted Inspector Karine Hendley Her Majesty’s Inspector Zoe Westley Ofsted Inspector Inspection report: The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School, 5–6 March 2019 Page 9 of 10 Any complaints about the inspection or the report should be made following the procedures set out in the guidance ‘Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted’, which is available from Ofsted’s website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/complaints-about-ofsted. If you would like Ofsted to send you a copy of the guidance, please telephone 0300 123 4234, or email [email protected]

The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 74% Agree 19% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 57 responses up to 05-04-2019
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