Westwood Primary School

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Westwood Avenue
Westwood Primary School
Lowestoft
NR33 9RR
01502565673
Pupils
245
Ages
2 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(23/2/17)
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72%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The school does not meet requirements on the publication of information about the impact of the funding for special educational needs and not all governors are included on the register of business interests on the school’s website. Westwood Primary School is part of The Active Learning Trust, which it joined when it became an academy in 2013. This was before the last inspection. The school complies with the requirements on what academies should publish. Westwood Primary School is similar in size to other schools nationally. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium is well above average. The vast majority of pupils are White British. About 10% of pupils are from a range of minority ethnic backgrounds. A few speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is comparatively high. An above-average proportion have a statement of special Inspection report: Westwood Primary School, 22–23 February 2017 Page 10 of 13 educational needs or an education, health and care plan. Pupil mobility is higher than in most schools and a greater number of pupils than nationally leave or join part way through their primary education. The school meets the government’s floor standards. These are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

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For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

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  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

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