Wyre Forest School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
285
AGES
3 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

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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
(10/12/19)
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97%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
20.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
1.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
43.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
6.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Habberley Road
Kidderminster
DY11 6FA
01562827785

School Description

Pupils in this school are happy. The school’s vision, ‘We Foster Success’, is at the heart of everything they do. Pupils succeed in many ways. This includes riding a bike for the first time, using communication aids to ask for a snack at breaktime and successfully applying for a college place. The school is calm and orderly. Pupils help and respect each other. Relationships between staff and pupils are exceptional. Staff go the extra mile to care for the pupils. For example, staff give up their time willingly to run holiday clubs throughout the year. Bullying is rare. If pupils are unkind to each other the staff deal with it quickly. Pupils enjoy the different activities available to them. These include the sign-along choir, swimming at the local leisure centre and horse riding. Teachers want all pupils to be the best they can. They enter them for a range of qualifications. As a result, pupils achieve to the best of their ability. They also help them to become more independent. For example, students in the sixth form value the chance to take on roles in the school, such as fridge monitor and helping in class with younger pupils.

Wyre Forest School Parent Reviews



97% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 15% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 15% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 24% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 88% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 12% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>88, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 15% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 27% Strongly Agree 58% Agree 9% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>27, "strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 18% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 24% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 21% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 30% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 21% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 42% Agree 39% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 12% {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>12} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 18% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Yes 97% No 3% {"yes"=>97, "no"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 100% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>100, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 33% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 67% {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>67} Figures based on 3 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 33% Agree 67% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>67, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 67% Agree 33% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 10-12-2019
Strongly Agree 67% Agree 33% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 3 responses up to 10-12-2019

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