Allington Primary School

Name Allington 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 19 November 2008
Address Hildenborough Crescent, London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0PG
Phone Number 01622757350
Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 433 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.1
Academy Sponsor Orchard Academy Trust
Local Authority Kent
Percentage Free School Meals 1.7%
Percentage English is Not First Language 9.5%
Persisitent Absence 4.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.5%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

The school is bigger than average and the number of pupils attending has risen by a third since its last inspection. The school has provision for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in two Reception classes. When children enter the school, they have ability levels which are close to those typically found for their age. There are a very small number of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds. The number of pupils who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. The school has a number of awards reflecting its commitment to healthy living and promoting environmental awareness. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate