Orchard Meadow Primary School
- Orchard Meadow Primary School
- Head: Mr Cathy Godden
- F 01865 776 513
- E [email protected]…meadow.oxon.sch.uk
- W www.orchardmeadowprimary.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Oxfordshire
- Pupils: 368
- Religion: None
- 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 are a mainstream Primary committed to providing high quality education for all our children including children with SEN and the Gifted and Talented. We have recently moved into a newly refurbished building which has been converted to a high standard. By January 2007 we will be co-located with Mabel Prichard School. We currently have integrated Nursery provision for a maximum of 5 children from Mabel Prichard and the team work closely together to integrate the children. The school has a non class based SENCO who takes responsibility for managing special needs and deploying teaching assistants to support children on the special needs register. A recent OFSTED report commented favourably on the provision and management of children with SEN.
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