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  • Horsington Church School
    Horsington
    Templecombe
    Somerset
    BA8 0BW
  • Head: Mrs Mary Alexander
  • T 01963 370358
  • F 01963 370 117
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.horsingtonbwmat.org
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Somerset
  • Pupils: 103
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Early years provision Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
    • 1 Short inspection 24th January 2019
    • 2 Full inspection 6th May 2015

    Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.

  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Our school is a small, rural school which seeks to educate the whole child. We are a community of learners and we want our children to reach their full potential and consider their time at our school to be one of challenge, opportunity, achievement and enjoyment.

This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.

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Who came from where

Who goes where

Special Education Needs

Many children occasionally need extra help with some aspect of learning. At these times extra support will be offered by our Special Needs Co-ordinator, class teachers and Learning Support Assistants. Children who need this help are supported by extra, small group or individual support with work specifically designed for their particular needs. For the majority of time this support is offered within the classroom, but for some activities children may be withdrawn to another working space. Sometimes the school will seek additional help and advice from external services in consultation with parents. The school has pioneered a project for successful transfer of children with Special Educational Needs to secondary provision and this is now as a model for such provision. The school has also worked successfully in partnership with the local Special School.

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

Further reading

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:

regularly
most years
quite often
infrequently
sometimes, but not in this year


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