Woodlands Church of England Primary Academy
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Mill Carr Hill Road
Oakenshaw
Bradford
BD12 7EZ
01274678385
Pupils
112
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
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4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(6/7/17)
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75%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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You have successfully reversed a decline in the quality of education at the school since the last inspection. Since your appointment in September 2015, and over the last year in particular, you have brought about an improvement in the quality of teaching and pupils’ outcomes. You have set suitably high standards for staff and pupils and pointed everyone in the right direction. It was a pleasure to spend a day in a stimulating and inviting school environment and to talk with, and listen to, confident, articulate, polite and respectful pupils. At the last inspection, inspectors identified two main areas for improvement. The first was to raise standards in writing to match those in reading and mathematics. The second was to strengthen teaching generally, to quicken the rate of progress of the most able pupils especially. Progress improved in writing but slipped back in reading and mathematics in the few years following the inspection. You recognised on your arrival that much needed to be done to stabilise a school that had been through a period of turbulence and to raise standards in all subjects. Pupils’ progress in writing has improved this year but not as much as in reading and mathematics. There has been a moderate improvement this year in the proportion of the most able pupils working at a higher standard or greater depth in reading and mathematics. This is because of improvements in the teaching of these subjects. You recognise the need to increase further the numbers of most-able pupils meeting their potential by the end of each key stage and by the end of the early years across a wide range of subjects, especially writing.

Woodlands Church of England Primary Academy Catchment Area Map

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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 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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  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.

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