The Sherwood School

Primary

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Bust
Pupils
468
Cake
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community School
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(10/7/13)
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30%
NATIONAL AVG. 50%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
6%
NATIONAL AVG. 5%
% pupils achieving the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics
Absence
102
READING
NATIONAL AVG. 99.4
Average scaled score
Absence
102
MATHS
NATIONAL AVG. 99.6
Average scaled score
Absence
DATA
GUIDE

Primary Data 2016
Information for parents
Value added
0.0
Reading progress score
Value added
-5.8
Writing progress score
Value added
-0.5
Maths progress score
97%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 21.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.7:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
12.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
School language
42%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
14.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

The school is much larger than the average-sized primary school. The school meets the government’s current floor standards which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ progress and attainment. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium is broadly average. This is additional funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals, looked after children and those with a parent or carer in the armed forces. Currently there are no service family children in the school. The proportion of pupils who are from minority ethnic groups and who speak English as an additional language is higher than usual. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported at school action is lower than usual. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is lower than that found in most schools. There is provision for children in the Early Years in the Nursery and Reception classes. The headteacher joined the school in January 2012 and there have been significant changes to the team of teachers since the previous inspection.

Catchment information

020 8274 4901

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Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

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