Dobcroft Infant School

Name Dobcroft Infant School
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