Heyford Park Free School

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74 Camp Road
Heyford Park
Upper Heyford
OX25 5HD
01869232203
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Pupils
564
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Ages
3 - 19
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Free school - Mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(21/11/18)
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47%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Heyford Park Free School opened to pupils in September 2013. This is the first inspection carried out since the school opened. The school is an all-through school for pupils aged from four to 19. Currently the school has pupils in Reception class and in Years 1, 2, 7 and 8. The school is much smaller than the national average. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for students in local authority care and those known to be eligible for free school meals is half the national average at around one in twelve pupils. Fewer than one in ten pupils are from a minority ethnic heritage, a much lower proportion than is the case nationally. Very few pupils currently have a first language other than English. The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs is similar to the national average. The school is a member of the Oxford Teaching Schools Alliance (OTSA). Support is provided to the Principal by a national leader of education (NLE), who is a director of the OTSA and executive headteacher of the Vale Academy Trust. The school’s early years provision is full time. No students attend alternative provision away from the school site.

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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.

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