St Michael’s Church of England C Primary School


Name St Michael’s Church of England C Primary School
Website http://www.stmichaels-pelsall.co.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 04 May 2016
Address Maple Road, Pelsall, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 4JJ
Phone Number 01922682309
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 389 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.7
Local Authority Walsall
Percentage Free School Meals 7.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 4.1%

Information about this school

St Michael’s Church of England Primary School is larger than the average primary school. The majority of pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is lower than other schools nationally. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium funding is below the national average. This is additional government funding for pupils known to be eligible to receive free school meals or children looked after by the local authority. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs is slightly below the national average. The school provides a breakfast and after-school club. The school offers 52 Nursery places that are part-time, but offers provision for parents and carers who want their children to stay for the whole day. Children in the Reception class attend full-time. Pupils in the main school are taught in ability groups in the morning for English and mathematics and study other subjects in the afternoon. In 2015 the school met the government’s floor standards, which set the minimum requirements for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school The headteacher, supported by a team of dedicated, capable and experienced leaders, has pursued excellence in every aspect of the school’s provision. This has resulted in important improvements to the quality of pupils’ education since the previous inspection. Consequently, the