Benfield Primary School

Primary
Benfield Primary School, Brighton logo
255 Old Shoreham Road
Portslade
Brighton
East Sussex
BN41 1XS

Head:  Mrs Gemma Chumnansin


Pupils: 243

Gender: Mixed

Ages: 4 to 11

Type: Community school

Boarding: No

Religion: Does not apply

School Description by Ofsted

Information about this school
This school is an average-sized primary school.

There have been no changes to leadership since the previous inspection.

Pupils are taught in single-year age classes. These are set for some subjects.

There is a breakfast club and an after-school club run by the governing body.

The proportion of pupils eligible for support through the pupil premium (additional government funding for pupils who are eligible for free school meals or who are looked after by the local authority) is above the national average.

The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs or disability is in line with the national average. The proportion of pupils with a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan is above the national average.

The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is broadly in line with the national average.

The school exceeds the government's current floor standards, which set out the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress in English and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

The executive headteacher is a local leader of education and supports other schools in the locality.



Progress 8 Score - Reading

-0.7
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -2.6 to 1.2

Progress 8 Score - Writing

-0.2
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -2 to 1.6

Progress 8 Score -
Maths

-0.4
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Confidence interval is -2.1 to 1.3

SATS

60%
BELOW NATIONAL AVERAGE (64%)

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

SATS HIGH SCORE

5%
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

23

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

% Pupils eligible for FSM

40.7

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


Average Salary

£33,720

Pupil Teacher Ratio

14.8

Number of Teachers

22

Full-time Equiv Teachers

19.3

Teaching Assistants

22

Teaching Assistants Equiv

13.1

No Vacancies.

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