Parkwood Academy

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Display catchment area
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 Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
Catchment area
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
Admission number
Not Known
Number of preferences
Not Known

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
3-11 years old
Class size
26 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
90% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
53% / 47% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
44% of pupils


This school name was Melbourne Park Primary and Nursery School until 16-09-2014.
This school type was Community school until 16-09-2014.
KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
Not Known
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2013 2017
Ofsted Grade: 4 2
Quality of Teaching: 4 2
Achievement of Pupils: 4 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3 2
Leadership and Management: 3 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

  • Address: Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2DX
  • Website: Not Known
  • Phone: 01245 354605
  • Headteacher: Mr Andrew Lucas

LEA contact: Essex

Schools near Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2DX

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Parkwood Academy
No 2 - Good
St Pius X Catholic Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Kings Road Primary School
Unknown 2 - Good
Newlands Spring Primary School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Maltese Road Primary School
Yes NR Not Rated
Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery
Unknown NR Not Rated
Westlands Community Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Broomfield Primary School
No 2 - Good
The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chelmsford
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Perryfields Infant School
Yes 2 - Good
Perryfields Junior School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
The Tyrrells School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
St Anne's School
Unknown NR Not Rated
Trinity Road Primary School
Yes 2 - Good