St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School

Name St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 26 June 2008
Address Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1LG
Phone Number 01278784641
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 260 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.7
Local Authority Somerset
Percentage Free School Meals 11.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 6.5%

Description of the school

St Joseph’s is an average sized primary school. Most pupils come from a White British background, with a small number from other ethnic backgrounds. Nearly all pupils speak English as their first language. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is below average. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is also below average. Children start school in the Nursery class with skills and abilities that are generally in line with those expected for their age. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate