Woodrow First School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Longdon Close
Woodrow South
Redditch
B98 7UZ
01527527619
Pupils
325
Ages
3 - 9
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(18/12/18)
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School Description

Woodrow First School is a larger than average in size. It provides for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage by means of a Nursery class in addition to a class in Reception. Two thirds of the children who enter the school in Reception come from the school’s Nursery, with most of the other children attending other nurseries. Children in the Nursery attend either the morning or the afternoon session. Most pupils are from a White British heritage. A fifth of all pupils are disabled pupils or pupils who have special educational needs. Just over one tenth of pupils are supported by school action, which is above the national average. Close to one fifth of pupils are supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs, which is above the national average. Over half of pupils are supported by the additional pupil premium funding. This proportion is well above the national average. The extra funding is for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and those who are looked after. The proportion of pupils who join partway through their primary school education is higher than average. As this is a first school, there are no government floor standards setting the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. There have been a number of staff changes in the past two years. The headteacher provides support to another primary school in the local authority. The school runs a Breakfast Club and a number of after-school clubs. The school site is shared with a pupil referral unit and a children’s centre, both of which are managed by the local authority. Neither of these settings formed part of the inspection.

Woodrow First School 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.

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.

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