Wittering Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
315
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
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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?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(21/06/2022)
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64%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Church Road
Wittering
Peterborough
PE8 6AF
01780782336

School Description

Pupils are warmly positive about Wittering Primary School. They feel safe and happy. They are good at welcoming new pupils. Pupils remember how it feels to be new. Pupils who started at Wittering recently say how quickly they felt at home. Pupils rise willingly to leaders’ encouragement to ‘try hard, be nice’. Pupils’ conduct in lessons and at breaktimes is purposeful and respectful. Any behaviour incidents are usually minor and resolved quickly by staff. Pupils understand what bullying is. They say it hardly ever happens. Pupils trust staff to deal with any issues effectively if they arise. Pupils enjoy the wide range of opportunities they receive at Wittering. They speak highly of the clubs on offer, such as sports clubs. Pupils like meeting visitors, such as firemen and paramedics, who teach them how to be safe. Older pupils value their extra responsibilities in school, such as being a lunchtime monitor or helping younger pupils. Despite the school’s strengths, pupils do not achieve as well as they should in some subjects. This is because leaders have not identified in enough detail the knowledge that pupils need to learn in every subject.

Wittering Primary School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“Great school”

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"> As it stands, I believe this is the best school in the area. Being a child of the RAF gives the children no special privilages as the previous view dictates. The teachers are well-informed and understand the needs of the children. They keep them engaged. The school promotes healthy eating, good manners and an eagerness to learn in the children. The parents are kept well-informed of all the events and studies across the years, and the head teacher seems to have a great rapport with the kids.
“Good if you're RAF, BAD if you're not! (in my opinion)”

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"> Not good at all in my opinion. Most RAF parents will say otherwise but it has been my experience that the majority of parents I speak to who are not military have had issues of one kind or another. There are the obvious things that everyone is aware of such as school houses/teams are named after fighter jets and lots of war-themed stuff being drummed into them, which is understandable, as the majority of children have parents in the RAF so they obviously cater more for them but the more subtle and worrying things, which I won't mention here, can be somewhat disturbing. I want to change schools but have now read that there will be a new headteacher so maybe things will change. I have lots of unresolved problems with the current one, my kids can't stand him, neither can we! Would give zero stars if that were an option.
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Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>76, "strongly_agree"=>2, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>20, "strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>17, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 12 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022
Yes No {"yes"=>94, "no"=>6} UNLOCK Figures based on 51 responses up to 22-06-2022

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