Cherry Tree Primary School, Basildon
- Cherry Tree Primary School, Basildon
- Head: Mrs Nicolette Barrand
- T 01268 523017
- F 01268 534784
- E [email protected]
- W www.cherrytree…ri.essex.sch.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Essex
- Pupils: 439
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Early years provision Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 11th July 2018
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 3rd October 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Special Education Needs
We have a high number of pupils in our school with SEN, who have a wide range of needs. As such we have a lot of staff dedicated to supporting the needs of SEN pupils. We try, as much as possible, to support a pupil's needs within the classroom and through the curriculum. We work closely with a wide range of outside agencies to ensure that we are providing our children with appropriate support. We receive good support from the Educational Psychology service and work with them to identify barriers to children's learning, which we then strive to overcome. We believe in early identification and have a school system for teachers to identify concerns which we can then address before a child would need to go on the special needs register. We have a number of staff in school who work on boosting these children, so that they can make good educational progress. Staff in our Nursery and Reception classes also liaise with health professionals who identify children with difficulties before they enter into school, therefore allowing us to gain extra support for these children from appropriate agencies.
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year