Willowdown Primary Academy

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School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
689 metres
Admission number
Number of preferences

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
689 metres
Size of SAA (km2):
1.48 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Harder to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been decreasing for the last 1 year. This mean it's harder to get a place inside.

Primary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
4-11 years old
Class size
25 pupils
English as first language
84% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
47% / 53% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
19% of pupils


KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
Not Known
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
Ofsted Grade: 3
Quality of Teaching: 3
Achievement of Pupils: 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3
Leadership and Management: 3
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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LEA contact: Somerset

Schools near Kings Drive, Bridgwater, TA6 4FU

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Willowdown Primary Academy
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Bridgwater College Academy
Yes 2 - Good
Eastover Community Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
St John and St Francis Church School
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Northgate Primary School
Yes NR Not Rated
Westover Green Community School
No 2 - Good
Puriton Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Kingsmoor Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Hamp Nursery and Infants' School
No 2 - Good
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Hamp Academy
No 2 - Good
Wembdon St George's Church School
Unknown 4 - Inadequate
St Mary's Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary School
No 2 - Good
Somerset Bridge Primary School
No 2 - Good
Woolavington Village Primary School
No 3 - Requires Improvement