Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School

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School Type
Free schools
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
999 metres
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known
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 2018

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
999 metres
Size of SAA (km2):
3.13 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
4-11 years old
Class size
30 pupils
Church of England
English as first language
66% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
56% / 44% 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
Ofsted Grade: 2
Quality of Teaching: 2
Achievement of Pupils: 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2
Leadership and Management: 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Northamptonshire

Schools near Trinity Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JW

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School
Yes 2 - Good
Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School
No 2 - Good
The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Kingsley Primary School
No 2 - Good
Northampton International Academy
No NR Not Rated
Castle Academy
Yes 2 - Good
Kingsthorpe Village Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Green Oaks Primary Academy
No 4 - Inadequate
Stimpson Avenue Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Cedar Road Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Earl Spencer Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Spring Lane Primary School
No 2 - Good
Barry Primary School
Yes 2 - Good
Vernon Terrace Primary School
No 2 - Good
Parklands Primary School
No 4 - Inadequate