Are there catchment areas for schools?
Catchment areas are based on your child’s permanent address. They’re also subject to change, so the best thing to do is look up the schools in your area and contact them directly. Distance from the school (catchment area) Siblings at the same school.
How do I find school catchments?
There are three main ways to check a catchment area for a school:
- Use our catchment maps to check current admission trends and likelihood of admission.
- Check with your local authority website for the most recent admission figures including whether a school has been been oversubscribed.
What is the best high school in Bury?
St Monica’s RC High School
This year’s results put St Monica’s RC High School, a Voluntary Academy, on top as the best school in Bury. In second place is the Derby High School, while third is Bury Church of England High School.
How do schools measure distance for admissions?
Home-to-school distances are measured in a straight line using a computerised distance measuring system from your home address to the main entrance of the school. The measuring point used to determine the school main entrance may not be the gate or entrance currently used by children and staff entering the school.
What is the best primary school in Bury?
The Best Schools Near Bury
|Chantlers Primary School Foulds Avenue, Bury, BL8 2SF
|Chesham Primary School Talbot Grove, Bury, BL9 6PH
|East Ward Community Primary School Willow Street, Bury, BL9 7QZ
Are school catchment areas as the crow flies?
How are school catchment areas measured? Many councils use straight line distance from the school to your home address. This is also known as “as the crow flies”. Remember that catchment areas aren’t usually fixed and can change each year.