Hunsbury Park Primary School

Primary

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Dayrell Road
Camp Hill
Northampton
NN4 9RR
01604761566
Pupils
337
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(18/7/17)
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54%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This is a slightly below average-sized primary school with eight classes. It is expanding from the bottom up and there are two classes in the Reception 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. The school currently supports an average proportion of its pupils at school action, and an above average proportion at school action plus or through a statement of special educational needs. The proportion of the pupils from minority ethnic groups is above the national average, and about half of these pupils speak English as an additional language. The school is increasingly receiving pupils who have very little or no English. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium, which 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, is higher than the national average. The school has specially resourced provision for pupils who have behaviour, social and emotional problems known as the BESD Unit. These pupils are educated with other pupils in their classes and have special adult supervision. The provision is led by the deputy headteacher who is also the special educational needs coordinator. The ten pupils, who are drawn from the local authority, include five pupils who have a statement of educational need and five pupils who are at school action plus, one of whom has a statement of special educational needs pending. The school manages its own breakfast club.

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