The Links Primary School

Name The Links Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 16 January 2009
Address Carnoustie Drive, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 9ES
Phone Number 01642785950
Type Academy
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 217 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.2
Academy Sponsor Vision Academy Learning Trust
Local Authority Stockton-on-Tees
Percentage Free School Meals 10.5%
Percentage English is Not First Language 5.1%
Persisitent Absence 6.4%
Pupils with SEN Support 11.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

This average size primary school serves an area with relatively high social advantage. A well below average proportion of pupils is eligible for free school meals. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. None have a statement of special educational need. Most pupils have a White British heritage. A minority come from other, mainly Asian backgrounds with a very small number learning to speak English as an additional language. Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision is in the Nursery and Reception classes. Voluntary after-hours care is available for children aged three to 11 years who are on the school roll. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate