Lark Rise Academy

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Admissions criteria (2017)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2017 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Outstanding

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2017)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
1,202 metres
Admission number
Number of preferences
Places for siblings

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 2017

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
1,202 metres
Size of SAA (km2):
4.54 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Harder to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been decreasing for the last 2 years. 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
3-11 years old
Class size
28 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
99% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
50% / 50% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
6% of pupils


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

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School contact

LEA contact: Central Bedfordshire

Schools near Cartmel Drive, Dunstable, LU6 3PT

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Lark Rise Academy
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Ardley Hill Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Watling Lower School
Yes 2 - Good
Dunstable Icknield Lower School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Ashton St Peter's VA C of E School
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Priory Academy
Yes 2 - Good
St George's School
Unknown NR Not Rated
Lancot School
No 4 - Inadequate
Beecroft Academy
Yes 2 - Good
St. Augustine's Academy
No 2 - Good
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Unknown 3 - Requires Improvement
Focus School - Dunstable Campus
Unknown NR Not Rated
Hadrian Academy
Yes 2 - Good
Totternhoe Academy
Unknown 2 - Good
The Vale Academy
No 2 - Good