Devonshire Primary School

Primary

School Guide Rating

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Devonshire Avenue
Sutton
SM2 5JL
020 86431174
Bust
Pupils
647
Cake
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community School
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(25/2/15)
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62%
NATIONAL AVG. 50%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
7%
NATIONAL AVG. 5%
% pupils achieving the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics
Absence
103
READING
NATIONAL AVG. 99.4
Average scaled score
Absence
105
MATHS
NATIONAL AVG. 99.6
Average scaled score
Absence
DATA
GUIDE

Primary Data 2016
Information for parents
Value added
0.3
Reading progress score
Value added
0.3
Writing progress score
Value added
1.7
Maths progress score
94%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 21.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.7:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
10.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
School language
47%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
20.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

Devonshire Primary is much larger than the average-sized primary school. The school has grown year-on-year in response to the need to increase school places. Admissions in Reception have risen to 90. There are now three parallel classes in Reception, Year 1 and Year 3, four in Year 2 and two in Years 4, 5 and 6. Children in the early years are in Nursery or Reception classes. There is one Nursery class which children attend part time, mornings or afternoons. Approximately half of the children entering Reception have not attended the school’s Nursery. Children attend Reception full time. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic heritages is well above the national average, as is the proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language. Pupils come from many different backgrounds, although the largest group is White British. The proportion supported through pupil premium is above the national average. This is additional government funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those who are looked after by the local authority. The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs is a little above average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. Two new posts for assistant headteachers have recently been created. An assistant headteacher with responsibility for Key Stage 2 started in September 2014, while an assistant headteacher with responsibility for the early years and Key Stage 1 is due to begin at the start of the summer term. There has been considerable work during recent years to meet the needs of an expanding school. Pupils may attend the A–Z Club, which is a breakfast and after-school club. It is on the same site as the school but this is privately managed and subject to a separate inspection. The report for this provision can be found on the Ofsted website.

Catchment information

020 8770 5000

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