Oak Field Primary School

Name Oak Field Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires improvement
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Amroth Court, Caldy Close, Gibbonsdown, CF62 9DU
Phone Number 01446 744606
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 193 (55% boys 45% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19
Local Authority The Vale of Glamorgan
Percentage Free School Meals 58.7%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Oak Field Primary School is in the Gibbonsdown area of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. Currently, there are 180 pupils on roll, aged from 3 to 11, including 22 nursery pupils who attend part-time. The number of pupils has increased since the last inspection. There are six classes at the school, three of which are mixed age. About 62% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is well above the national average of 19%. The school identifies around 15% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is below the national average of around 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Most pupils are from a white British background. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home and very few have English as an additional language. The local authority looks after a very few pupils. The headteacher took up his post in September 2013. The school’s previous inspection was in June 2011.