Whitchurch CofE Infant and Nursery Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
278
AGES
2 - 7
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy converter
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, 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?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(07/06/2023)
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Station Road
Whitchurch
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01948662905

School Description

There is a clear sense of joy and positivity at Whitchurch CofE Infant and Nursery. Pupils are polite, friendly and behave well around school. They know what bullying is. They know that if they have a problem, the teachers will sort it out straight away. Leaders have high ambitions for all pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Leaders have recently changed the curriculum to sharpen the focus on what pupils need to know and remember. Leaders are determined that every pupil should get the help they need to succeed. As a result, pupils are learning more over time. There is something for everyone in the school’s extra-curricular offer. The range includes clubs, trips and outdoor adventures. Pupils explore in the forest school area, and they visit local forests and the local library. They attend clubs including cooking, archery and sport. In addition, the ‘Team Ted’ pupil group meets leaders to talk about how to improve the school. Pupils are proud of the beautiful nursery garden, which is just one example of a change they have made. Parents say that staff make them feel that ‘nothing is too big or small’ in making sure their children are confident, happy and safe.

Whitchurch CofE Infant and Nursery Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>48, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>1, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>66, "strongly_agree"=>3, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>29, "strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>51, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>51, "agree"=>45, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>48, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>49, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>49, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>52, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>93, "no"=>7} UNLOCK Figures based on 73 responses up to 14-06-2023

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