Fern Hill Primary School

Name Fern Hill Primary School
Website http://www.fernhill.kingston.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 25 June 2008
Address Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PE
Phone Number 02082470300
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 705 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.2
Local Authority Kingston upon Thames
Percentage Free School Meals 6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 51.2%
Persisitent Absence 5.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available Yes

Description of the school

The school is larger than other schools of its type. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is above average though none are at the early stages of learning English. The largest group is made up of pupils from a variety of Asian backgrounds. A smaller than average proportion of pupils has a statement of education need or are on the special needs register. The largest group is pupils with specific learning difficulties. A well below average proportion of pupils is entitled to receive free school meals. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate