Walgrave Primary School

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Kettering Road
Walgrave
Northampton
NN6 9PH
01604781275
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Pupils
144
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(24/2/16)
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83%
NATIONAL AVG. 64%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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School Description

This smaller-than-average primary school takes pupils from Walgrave and the surrounding rural area and villages. Fewer than one in ten pupils come from minority ethnic groups, which is about half the average proportion, with few who speak English as an additional language. Very few pupils are known to be entitled to free school meals. The school identifies about one in eight pupils as having special educational needs and/or disabilities compared to an average of one in five nationally. Most of these pupils have moderate learning difficulties and a small number have behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Very few pupils have a statement of special needs. The school gained the Active Mark in 2009 and the ArtsMark (silver) in 2010. An independently run playgroup operates on the site. This is inspected separately.

Walgrave Primary 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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  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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