Directory of schools in Central Bedfordshire - Biggleswade Academy

School

Biggleswade Academy

Open events for parents and carers

Wednesday 18 November 2020

  • 9am until 10am: open morning
  • 5:45pm: hall doors open for open evening seating
  • 6pm: open evening starts
  • tours and classroom activities until 8pm

Tuesday 12 January 2021

  • 9am until 10am: open morning

Please note: All events will take account of current government advice around social distancing.

Type of school

Lower / middle combined school - Academy

Mead End

Biggleswade

Bedfordshire

SG18 8JU

Email address
enquiries@biggleswadeacademy.org
Telephone

01767 660515

Website
http://www.biggleswadeacademy.org/
Head Teacher

Shelley Flynn

Age range

2 to 13

Ofsted inspection
Published admission numbers (places available)

Reception: 90, Year 5: 80

Designated measuring point

Front door

Oversubscription criteria

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all 'looked after' children or children who were previously 'looked after'
  • children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted (see definition below)
  • children in catchment with siblings at the academy
  • children of academy staff (see definition below)
  • children in catchment
  • non-catchment children with siblings at the academy
  • other non-catchment children by distance

Definition of 'children who appear to have been in state care outside of England'

Children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

A child is regarded as having been in state care in a place outside of England if they were accommodated by a public authority, a religious organisation or any other provider of care whose sole purpose if to benefit society.

Definition of staff

All staff employed by the school for at least two years for the purpose of working in the school as follows; all full time teaching staff, all full time support staff – defined as those on a 37 week and above contract, all part time teaching staff employed on a 0.5 or greater contract, all part time support staff who work more than 15 hours per week for 37 weeks or more. The definition does not include peripatetic staff.

Allocation statistics
Entry to reception
Published admission number (PAN) Requests Places offered Last place offered
90 85 85 At the time of the initial allocation in April 2020, all applicants were offered a place.
Entry to year 5
Published admission number (PAN) Requests Places offered Last place offered
80 84 80 At the time of the initial allocation in April 2020, the last place offered was to a child in criterion "other non-catchment children by distance", who lived at a distance of 3,093.09 metres from the school.
In-year admissions

Information for in-year admission during academic year September 2020 to July 2021

Admission number per year group: years reception, 1 and 2; 90, year 3; 60, year 4; 90, years 5 to 8; 140

Oversubscription criteria:

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all 'looked after' children or children who were previously 'looked after'
  • children in catchment with siblings at the academy
  • children of academy staff (see definition below)
  • children in catchment
  • non-catchment children with siblings at the academy
  • other non-catchment children by distance

Definition of staff

All staff employed by the school for at least two years for the purpose of working in the school as follows; all full time teaching staff, all full time support staff – defined as those on a 37 week and above contract, all part time teaching staff employed on a 0.5 or greater contract, all part time support staff who work more than 15 hours per week for 37 weeks or more. The definition does not include peripatetic staff.

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