Orchard Primary School and Nursery

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Orchard Primary School and Nursery


Name Orchard Primary School and Nursery
Website www.orchard-pri.notts.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 15 November 2007
Address Chapel Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG17 8JY
Phone Number 01623455939
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 352 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.3
Local Authority Nottinghamshire
Percentage Free School Meals 11.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.1%
Persisitent Absence 8.7%
Pupils with SEN Support 10.2%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Orchard Primary and Nursery School is larger than average. Nearly all pupils are from White British backgrounds and all speak English. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, including those with a statement of special educational need, is below average. The proportion known to qualify for a free school meal is also below average. Children’s attainment on entry to the Nursery is lower than that expected nationally. The school has gained: the Active Mark Gold for Physical Education in 2005, accreditation for pupils’ Emotional Health and Well-being in 2006, The Gold Award for Physical Education (PE) and Sport in 2007 and the Playground Partnerships Award in 2007. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate