Waterthorpe Infant School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
175
AGES
3 - 7
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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(21/3/19)
Full Report - All Reports
95%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

17.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
11.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
4%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
31.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
14.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Thorpe Drive
Waterthorpe
Waterthorpe Ni School
Sheffield
S20 7JU
01142484943

School Description

Recent changes have taken place in the senior leadership of the school. The headship is now shared between the long-serving headteacher and the previous key stage 1 leader, in a four- and one-day split. The school is smaller than the average-sized school of its type. The school runs a breakfast club. There is a privately run after-school club on the school site. The early years consists of a Nursery and two Reception classes. The proportion of pupils receiving identified support for SEND is above the national average. The proportion of pupils in receipt of the additional pupil premium funding is just above the national average.

Waterthorpe Infant School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating


“Very good school”


Very good play based learning. Good communication between teachers and parents. Lots of extra ciricular activities. Deal with special educational needs very well.
89% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 22% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 71% Agree 25% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 29% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 22% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 67% Agree 25% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 27% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 13% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>13} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 25% Disagree 2% Strongly Disagree 7% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 40% Agree 27% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 7% Don't Know 22% {"strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>7, "dont_know"=>22} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 16% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 22% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 27% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 2% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>2} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019
Yes 89% No 11% {"yes"=>89, "no"=>11} Figures based on 55 responses up to 22-03-2019

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