Dobcroft Infant School


Name Dobcroft Infant School
Website http://www.dobcroft-inf.sheffield.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 15 May 2007
Address Pingle Road, Millhouses, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2LN
Phone Number 01142368099
Type Primary
Age Range 5-7
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 300 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.9
Percentage Free School Meals 2%
Percentage English is Not First Language 21.7%

Description of the school

This is a large infant school serving a socially advantaged area to the south of Sheffield. The proportion of children eligible for free school meals is below average. The proportion of children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is broadly average, as is the proportion of children from minority ethnic families. A below average number of children speak a language other than English at home. Children’s knowledge and skills when they enter the Foundation Stage are broadly average. The school is a leading school for the local authority and holds Investors in People status. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate