Sonning Common Primary School

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Grove Road
Sonning Common
Reading
RG4 9RJ
01189722105
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Pupils
389
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(8/3/18)
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75%
NATIONAL AVG. 64%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This school is larger than most other primary schools. It serves a wide area with some parents and carers choosing to bring their children from nearby towns. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs who are supported through school action is above average. The proportion who are supported at school action plus or who have statements of special educational needs is also above average. These proportions have increased in the last year or so. The most significant areas of need include moderate learning difficulties, speech and communication difficulties and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. A small but significant number of pupils have difficulties on the autism spectrum and a few are disabled. A well below average proportion of pupils are eligible for the pupil premium, which is funding to support children in local authority care, children of service families and those known to be eligible for free school meals. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics. Many members of the senior leadership team are new in post since September and three teachers are new to the school since September. The school runs a breakfast club and an after-school club.

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Sonning Common Primary School Reviews

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“Fantastic school”
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"> Fantastic school that has a great family feel. The before and after school club provides excellent flexibility and is not a rip off like most schools. Children are taught well and swimming is part of the curriculum
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