Wakefield Pinders Primary (JIN) School
- Wakefield Pinders Primary (JIN) School
- Head: Mrs Lorna Kemplay
- T 01924 303700
- F 01924 303 701
- E [email protected]…s.wakefield.sch.uk
- W www.pindersprimary.co.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Wakefield
- Pupils: 239
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 18th April 2018
- 2 Full inspection 5th February 2014
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 8th March 2011
- 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
Pinders Primary School is a fully inclusive school within the centre of Wakefield. The school community is very diverse with 18 different languages spoken by pupils. From February 2007, the school will be working in partnership with Pinderfield's hospital early years assessment team to provide a school based resource for pupils with medical needs within the foundation stage (nursery & reception classes). The main school currently has pupils with a range of special educational needs - ranging from moderate learning to severe learning. All pupils are involved in the life of the school, as fully as possible. We believe anything is possible (with time and patience). Currently the school has limited ramp access, however it is anticipated that all areas will be accessible by September 2007.
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