Foresters Primary School

Primary

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Redford Avenue
Wallington
SM6 9DP
020 86696910
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Pupils
255
Cake
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Foundation School
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(7/2/13)
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62%
NATIONAL AVG. 50%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
3%
NATIONAL AVG. 5%
% pupils achieving the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics
Absence
101
READING
NATIONAL AVG. 99.4
Average scaled score
Absence
103
MATHS
NATIONAL AVG. 99.6
Average scaled score
Absence
DATA
GUIDE

Primary Data 2016
Information for parents
Value added
0.9
Reading progress score
Value added
2.2
Writing progress score
Value added
1.5
Maths progress score
88%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 13.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.7:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
14.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
School language
19%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
38.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

Foresters is an average-sized primary school. There is one class in every year group from Nursery to Year 6 and, in addition, there are four classes for up to 42 pupils on the autistic spectrum. These four classes make up a specially resourced provision, the Foresters Opportunity Base (FOB), which comes under the governing body’s management. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for children in the care of the local authority and for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals, is much higher than the national average. Around two pupils out of five come from a wide range of minority ethnic heritages, a proportion that is a little higher than usual. Around a quarter of pupils speak English as an additional language, a slightly higher proportion than average; however, few pupils are at an early stage of learning the language. Because of the significant number of pupils with a statement of special educational needs in FOB, the proportion on the special needs register at school action plus and with statements of special educational needs is considerably higher than usual. The proportion of pupils on the special needs register at school action is lower than average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.

Catchment information

020 8770 5000

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