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Off to school

For any parent, the local schools and catchment areas are key factors in deciding where to buy.

So the good news, Abbotts Walk is currently in the catchment area for St Bede Church of England Primary School which has just received an Ofsted Outstanding rating in February 2013.

The bad news, St Bede’s is oversubscribed and so Hampshire County Council held a consultation:

http://www3.hants.gov.uk/winchesterprimaryplaces

The outcome of this was a proposal to extend Westgate Secondary School to provide primary places starting in 2014. So Abbotts Walk is now in dual catchment for St Bede’s and the new Westgate Superschool from 2014. Guess what year our little one will enter Reception.

http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/archive/2013/03/20/News+%28hc_news%29/10300606.More_details_emerge_on_Winchester__super_school__plan/