Priory School

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Orchard Avenue
Slough
SL1 6HE
01628600300
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Pupils
826
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Foundation school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(12/3/19)
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53%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This is a larger-than-average-sized primary school. Pupils come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, with around four in 10 White British, two in 10 Pakistani and one in 10 Indian. Around a quarter speak English as an additional language. The most common first languages for these pupils are Gujarati and Punjabi. Children in early years provision are taught fulltime in one of four Reception classes and part time in the Nursery. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs is around four in 10. This proportion is much higher than average when compared with all schools nationally because the school has a special educational needs Resource Unit that caters for up to 52 pupils. Most pupils in the Resource Unit are taught in the school’s mainstream classes but there are also four separate small classes: one for pupils with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, one for pupils with complex physical, sensory and medical needs, and two classes for pupils on the autistic spectrum. Around one in five pupils is supported by the pupil premium. This is lower than the national average. The pupil premium is additional government funding provided to give extra support to disadvantaged pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and to children who are looked after by the local authority. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The breakfast club and after-school club are run by the school and managed by the governing body.

Priory 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.

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  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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