Victoria Primary Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
415
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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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, ONS
0300 126 1000

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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(20/06/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
33%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

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Finedon Road
Wellingborough
NN8 4NT
01933223323

School Description

‘Aspiration’ is a key word at Victoria Primary Academy. It is central to everything leaders do, from the design of the school’s ambitious curriculum to the awe-inspiring trips on offer. As one of their rainbow values, pupils know that ‘aspiration’ is about aiming high, reaching for the sky and achieving their goals. Victoria is a vibrant, happy place. Pupils feel safe and secure. They know that the staff care for them. As one pupil, typical of many, said, ‘The adults are really kind here; they watch out for us.’ Pupils know that they can share anything that worries them, and that they will get the help they need. Relationships between pupils and staff are respectful. Staff have high expectations of pupils’ attitudes and conduct. Pupils are polite and hard-working. They move between activities calmly and sensibly. Adults deal with behaviour that falls below these high standards effectively and consistently. One pupil summed it up perfectly when they said, ‘Teachers put trust in us to listen, work independently and to follow instructions so that we can become “Victastic” learners.’ Older pupils can see the positive changes that have taken place during their time at Victoria. Pupils are proud of their school.

Victoria Primary Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>51, "strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>34, "strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>29, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>49, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>12} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>54, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>31, "agree"=>54, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>19, "agree"=>46, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>17} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>73, "no"=>27} UNLOCK Figures based on 59 responses up to 01-07-2023

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