Uplands Junior L.E.A.D Academy
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Melbourne Road
Highfields
Leicester
LE2 0DR
01162538407
Pupils
477
Ages
7 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Report
(12/3/19)
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64%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The school opened on 1 June 2016 and is part of the L.E.A.D. multi-academy trust. The headteacher is accountable to the trust for all aspects of the school’s work, including the quality of education, pupils’ outcomes, the safety of pupils and staffing. Academy advisory board members act as representatives of the local community, but do not have delegated decision-making powers. This is much larger than the average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils supported through the pupil premium is broadly average. The proportion of pupils from minority backgrounds is well above average. Around two thirds of the pupils are Asian or are British Asian. Ten other ethnic minority groups make up the remainder of the school role. Around nine out of 10 pupils speak English as an additional language, a proportion that is much higher than the national average. Some arrive at the school speaking little or no English. Inspection report: Uplands Junior L.E.A.D Academy, 12 to 13 March 2019 Page 8 of 11 The proportion of pupils with SEND is slightly below average.

Uplands Junior L.E.A.D Academy Catchment Area Map

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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.

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.

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