Ryders Hayes School

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Gilpin Crescent
Pelsall
Walsall
WS3 4HX
01922683008
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Pupils
507
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Ages
2 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(8/1/20)
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75%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Ryders Hayes is much larger than the average primary school. Most children start school in the part-time Nursery class but some join the Reception year from home or other pre-school provision. The vast majority of pupils are White British. Other pupils come from a broad range of minority ethnic heritages, and very few speak English as an additional language. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils has increased steadily in recent years and is close to the national figure. The school receives funding known as the pupil premium to support the education of these pupils and that of the small number of children who are looked after. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs or disability for whom the school provides support is in line with that found nationally. Ryders Hayes converted to become an academy in April 2011. When its predecessor school, Ryders Hayes Community School, was last inspected in 2007 its overall effectiveness was judged outstanding. The school is a designated national teaching school. It provides support and training to other schools in the local area and beyond. Five members of staff are specialist leaders of education who work with schools across Walsall and beyond. One specialist leader works with the local authority as a moderator to verify the outcomes of teachers’ assessments. The school runs a breakfast club and an after-school club. It also offers ‘wrap around’ care to children aged three who attend the Nursery class or who will join the Nursery in September. The current headteacher took up post in 2014. The results of national tests and assessments taken by pupils in Year 6 in 2015 met the government’s floor standard, which is the expected minimum for attainment and progress.

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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.

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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