Drayton Park School

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Bala Way
Bletchley
Milton Keynes
MK2 3HJ
01908375137
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Pupils
335
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(16/6/17)
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89%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Drayton Park School is larger than the average primary school nationally and serves an area of significant deprivation. The school admits 45 pupils in each year group, organised into two single-age classes in each year group. There are no mixed-age classes. The headteacher and deputy headteacher are also headteacher and deputy headteacher at Brooksward Primary School. Over half of the pupils are from disadvantaged backgrounds. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is double the national average. Around three in 10 pupils speak English as an additional language. Over half of the pupils have White British backgrounds. The next largest groups are of Inspection report: Drayton Park School, 14 June 2017 Page 11 of 14 Bangladeshi or African heritage. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is larger than that found nationally. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school meets the government’s current floor standards. The school operates a breakfast club and after-school club. The school has set up ‘the hub’ that gives pupils and their families access to learning mentors and other professionals to support them.

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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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 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 last 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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