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  • Rowledge C of E Primary School
    School Road
    Rowledge
    Farnham
    Surrey
    GU10 4BW
  • Head: Ms Sarah Oliver
  • T 01252 792346
  • F 01252 795750
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.rowledge.hants.sch.uk/
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Hampshire
  • Pupils: 218
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Early years provision 2
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
    • 1 Short inspection 10th January 2017
    • 2 Full inspection 2nd May 2012

    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.

  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 1st November 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

 With its red-tiled roofs, arched windows and generous playground – three acres including a field running the length of its low-rise buildings - the school oozes charm. Projects, completed with minimal parental involvement, make children think for themselves and favour the tenacious - one girl cut and stitched a Roman toga from scratch. Lots of thought is given to those needing most encouragement, with achievements great and small listed on a special board and teaching that plays to the children’s strengths.  ‘Just because you find times tables difficult doesn’t mean you’re hopeless at talking about shapes...'

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since 2015, Ms Sarah Oliver, previously head of Woodpecker Hall Primary Academy and before that deputy head of Cuckoo Hall Academy.

Entrance

Thirty in reception, most from the village’s two nursery schools. Single form entry and only occasional places in other years means the waiting list hovers at around 10. Tight catchment area - the efficient admin team field frequent boundary queries from disbelieving parents.

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Who came from where

Who goes where

Special Education Needs

No specialist provision. Each child is given the care and provision needed to access the full curriculum. This is done through an experienced and caring team of teachers and support staff. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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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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