Shirley Community Primary School

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Nuffield Road
Chesterton
Cambridge
CB4 1TF
01223712252
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Pupils
390
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(9/3/18)
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57%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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School Description

This is a larger-than-average, two-form entry primary school. A pre-school opened in September 2017 and operates under the responsibility of the school’s governing body. Children can start the pre-school after their third birthday. At the time of this inspection, 18 children attended the pre-school. Currently, two co-headteachers lead the school. Most pupils are White British, but pupils from a range of backgrounds make up more than half on the school roll. Approximately one-fifth of the pupils are from the Traveller community. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above the national average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is above the national average.

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Shirley Community Primary School Reviews

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"> My children attend this school and are very happy and are achieving well. My youngest loves his weekly Forest School and my eldest enjoys all the clubs on offer.It is a school that cares for its children and I feel lucky that my children are in its catchment.
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