Buckland St Mary Church of England Primary School

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School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
Catchment area
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
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

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2018 for admission to reception.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easy to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has not been oversubscribed for the last 4 years. This mean it's easy to get a place inside.

Primary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
2-11 years old
Class size
17 pupils
Church of England
English as first language
97% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
57% / 43% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
7% of pupils


This school type was Voluntary aided school until 09-02-2015.
KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
Not Known
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2014 2018
Ofsted Grade: 4 3
Quality of Teaching: 4 3
Achievement of Pupils: 4 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3 3
Leadership and Management: 4 3
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Somerset

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