Marlwood School

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Vattingstone Lane
Alveston
Bristol
BS35 3LA
01454862525
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Pupils
545
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.05
Ofsted Report
(25/5/17)
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51%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Marlwood 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 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.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  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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Marlwood School Reviews

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“Getting better”
AUTHOR:
"> Great school! They deal with any incidents very quickly and I imagine that they will soon be back on track for an OFSTED outstanding.
“Not recommended”
AUTHOR:
"> I am parent and would not recommend this school. I do not think the welfare of the pupils is a priority. In my experience, rather than removing problem teachers, it removes the pupil to other classes not suited to their level of learning. Please read through past exam results to show you the true picture of what this school achieves. This school needs to start concentrating on its pupils because they are more interested in upgrading the uniform than upgrading teaching standards.
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