Bidston Avenue Primary School

Primary
Tollemache Road
Birkenhead
Merseyside
CH41 0DQ

Head:  Mr S Brady


Pupils: 416

Gender: Mixed

Ages: 4 to 11

Type: Community school

Boarding: No

Religion: Does not apply

School Description by Ofsted

Information about this school
Bidston Avenue Primary School is larger than the average-sized primary school. The very large majority of pupils are White British. A few are from minority ethnic backgrounds, with a few who speak English as an additional language.

The proportion of pupils with special educational needs supported through school action is well above the national average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is above average.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils supported through the pupil premium is twice the national average. The pupil premium is additional funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and children who are looked after. The school meets the government's current floor standard, which is the minimum expectation for pupils' attainment and progress in English and mathematics. Since the last inspection, the junior and infant buildings have been joined together to create one school building.

There have been significant changes in staff since the last inspection.

The school has strong links with Orrets Meadow, which is a community special school for pupils of primary-school age with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties.

The headteacher is Chair of the Birkenhead North Cluster of Schools and Chair of Wirral City Learning Centre Board.

The school is very involved in the Research and Development strand of the Weatherhead Teaching School Alliance.

The school holds many externally validated awards, including Basic Skills Quality Mark, Eco-School Green Flag, PE and Sport Bronze Kitemark and RHS Levels 1 and 2.

The Bidston Avenue Pre-School operates on the same site and is run privately. It is subject to a separate inspection from Ofsted and reports for this setting may be viewed at www.ofsted.gov.uk.

Progress 8 Score - Reading

0
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -1.5 to 1.5

Progress 8 Score - Writing

-1.1
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -2.5 to 0.3

Progress 8 Score -
Maths

-0.2
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -1.6 to 1.2

SATS

64%
ABOVE NATIONAL AVERAGE (64%)

Percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths

SATS HIGH SCORE

10%
BELOW NATIONAL AVERAGE (10%)

Percentage of pupils achieving a high score in reading and maths and working at greater depth in writing

% Pupils first language not English

1

Percentage of pupils with English not as first language (EAL)

% Pupils eligible for FSM

31.3

Percentage of pupils eligible for Free School Meals at any time during the past 6 years


Average Salary

£37,679

Pupil Teacher Ratio

23.7

Number of Teachers

20

Full-time Equiv Teachers

17.7

Teaching Assistants

11

Teaching Assistants Equiv

9.5

No Vacancies.

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