St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Marnhull
- St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Marnhull
Old Mill Lane
- Head: Mrs Charlotte Targett
- T 01258 820417
- F 01258 820 417
- E [email protected]
- W www.stmarymarn…l.dorset.sch.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Dorset
- Pupils: 85
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 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 17th January 2017
- 2 Full inspection 20th September 2013
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: Satisfactory on 1st February 2012
- 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
St Mary's has the advantage of being a fairly small school with class sizes of less than 30. Children identified with an additional learning requirement are given extra support through group occupational therapy sessions, individual speech and language therapy and individual specialist Dyslexia tutoring. For those who do not require such a specialist level of support, small groups are tutored outside the classroom for both numeracy and literacy.
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