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  • Market Drayton Infant School
    Longslow Road
    Market Drayton
    Shropshire
    TF9 3BA
  • Head: Mrs Samantha Scott
  • T 01630 652909
  • F 01630 656 185
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.marketdray…oninfants.co.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 7.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Shropshire
  • Pupils: 470
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 8th November 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 13th October 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

We have a playgroup on site now which enables us to provide the full Foundation Stage curriculum. We are currently re-registering with Ofsted for full day care and are planning a breakfast club. We provide after school clubs for children aged 5-7 years each afternoon.

This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.

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Who goes where

Special Education Needs

We have a playgroup on site which we have taken over under "extended schools". This has enabled us to work with the Early Years SENCO in providing early intervention for children with SEN from the age of 2.5years. We work with different agencies and provide inclusive education throughout up to the age of 7. We look at the child's individual needs and put into place strategies that enable us to cater for groups and individuals. We use a range of assessment tools to get a rounded picture of each child and use reports from other agencies to the full. We have a large effective team of staff who follow the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One policy on inclusion. We have supported and taught children with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, gross and fine motor delay, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Down's Syndrome, profound speech delay and children with a range of medical problems e.g. Di George syndrome. We specialise in teaching and supporting children with speech delay.

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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