Shears Green Infant School

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School Type
Foundation school
Admissions criteria (2017)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2017 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2017)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
1,901 metres
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 2017

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
1,901 metres
Size of SAA (km2):
11.36 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easier to get a place

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

Primary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
4-7 years old
Class size
30 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
87% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
49% / 51% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
11% of pupils


KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
Not Known
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2006 2010 2013
Ofsted Grade: 2 3 2
Quality of Teaching: 2 2 2
Achievement of Pupils: 2 3 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2 2
Leadership and Management: 2 2 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Kent

Schools near Packham Road, Gravesend, DA11 7JF

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Shears Green Infant School
Yes 2 - Good
Shears Green Junior School
Yes 2 - Good
Cecil Road Primary and Nursery School
Yes 2 - Good
Painters Ash Primary School
No 2 - Good
Copperfield Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Whitehill Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Wrotham Road Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Kings Farm Primary School
No 3 - Requires Improvement
St Joseph's Convent Independent Preparatory School
Unknown 4 - Inadequate
St Botolph's Church of England Primary School
No 2 - Good
Bronte School
Unknown NR Not Rated
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Northfleet
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Rosherville Church of England Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Holy Trinity Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Chantry Community Academy
No 2 - Good