Hovingham Primary School

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Hovingham Avenue
Leeds
LS8 3QY
01132489537
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Pupils
779
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2 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
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Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(28/9/16)
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23%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is larger than the average-sized primary school and has increased significantly in size since it was last inspected. Mobility of pupils across all year groups is high. Over half the pupils on roll join the school at times other than those expected, with some pupils starting and leaving the school within the same academic year. The vast majority of pupils new to the school have recently arrived in the country, are unfamiliar with the school system and speak little or no English. The overwhelming majority of pupils are from minority heritages, particularly Pakistani, with increasing numbers from Eastern European Gypsy Roma Travellers. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above average. Inspection report: Hovingham Primary School, 27–28 September 2016 Page 10 of 13 Based upon 2015 outcomes, the school is below floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6. However, provisional outcomes for 2016 indicate that, for the first time in the school’s history, floor standards are now met. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils eligible for support through pupil premium funding is above the national average. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is broadly in line with the national average. The proportion of pupils with a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan is below the national average. The headteacher of the school was appointed after the school was last inspected, as were almost two thirds of the teaching team. There have been several new appointments to the governing body.

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