Harlestone Primary School

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Church Lane
Lower Harlestone
Northampton
NN7 4EN
01604842391
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Pupils
49
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(30/3/17)
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71%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This is a much smaller than average-sized primary school with two classes. One class contains children in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Years 1 and 2, and the other class has pupils from Year 3 to Year 6. Since November 2011, the school has been formally linked with another village primary school under the same executive headteacher and known as a federation of schools. There had previously been an informal arrangement between the two schools for one year. Children begin the Reception class in the September before their fifth birthday. A large majority of children have previously attended some form of pre-school provision. All pupils are White British. The school currently supports a below average proportion of its pupils at school action and school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium is much lower than the national average. This is extra government funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, pupils in the care of the local authority and those from families with a parent in the armed forces, With only two pupils in Year 6 in 2012, the school’s most recent results cannot be compared with the government’s floor standards, which set minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress, because there were not enough pupils to make such a comparison meaningful. The school manages its own breakfast club.

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