Gorse Hall is a larger than average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils with disabilities or special educational needs who are supported through school action is average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is below average. There is a smaller than average proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium. The pupil premium is additional funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals, children who are in the care of the local authority and children from service families. The proportions of pupils from minority ethnic groups and who speak English as an additional language are below average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics by the end of Year 6.