Sprites Primary Academy

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Stonechat Road
Ipswich
IP2 0SA
01473685040
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Pupils
412
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(15/10/19)
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47%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Sprites Primary Academy is a larger than average primary school. The school converted to an academy in 2015 under the REAch2 Academy Trust. The early years provision consists of a Nursery class and a Reception class. The deputy headteacher started at the school in September 2018 and took up the role of interim headteacher in September 2019. There have been a significant number of staff and leadership changes since the previous inspection. The majority of leaders have taken up their posts recently. The school had an Ofsted monitoring inspection in January 2019. The local governing body has recently been disbanded. An interim executive board is currently in place.

Sprites Primary Academy 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.

See Pupil heat maps FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data.

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