The Duchy School Bradninch
- The Duchy School Bradninch
- Head: Mrs Alison Bourne
- T 01392 881482
- F 01392 881482
- E [email protected]
- W www.duchy.devon.sch.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Devon
- Pupils: 194
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- Early years provision Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
- 1 Full inspection 20th May 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 24th March 2009
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
We are a medium sized Primary school with one form per year group. We have excellent facilities including our own field, a purpose built Foundation unit and easy access. Bradninch is in a good position for the coast, the moor, Exeter and Taunton.
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Special Education Needs
We are an inclusive school and as such strive to accomodate all children with special needs. We have a very supportive and clear policy for special needs children which requires the family and school to engage in a comprehensive dialogue at induction. Individual Education Programmes are developed for each child and are reviewed twice a year. Children can move between classes for Literacy and Numeracy according to their needs. Additional support can be given on a small group or one to one basis in the afternoons. We have an experienced team of support workers who work both in and out of the classroom. The LEA also supports the school through the Educational Psychology Service, the Communication and Interaction Disorder Team and Specialist Advisory Teacher Service (e.g for Visual and Audio conditions.)
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