Vale School

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Vale Avenue
Worthing
BN14 0DB
01903872322
Pupils
648
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(7/2/17)
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72%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This school is larger than the average-sized primary school. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who are supported through school action, just over one in 10, is broadly average. About one in 20 is supported at school action plus or has a statement of special educational needs. This proportion is well below the national average. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium, which is additional funding provided by the government for looked after children, children of service families and pupils known to be eligible for free school meals, is well below the national average. There are no children of service families currently on roll. The proportion of pupils who are eligible for the Year 7 catch-up premium, extra money received by the school for pupils who did not reach the expected level in English at the end of Key Stage 2, is also well below average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. Since its last inspection, there have been a number of changes in the teaching staff, including senior and middle leaders. The school is currently undertaking a substantial rebuilding programme, which is due to be completed in September 2013.

Vale School Catchment Area Map

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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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  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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