Barlby Primary School


Name Barlby Primary School
Website http://www.barlby.rbkc.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Barlby Road, Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 6BH
Phone Number 02089693988
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 357 (50.7% boys 49.3% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 12.8
Local Authority Kensington and Chelsea
Percentage Free School Meals 48.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 43%
Persisitent Absence 12.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 13.7%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (25 June 2007)
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Description of the school

This larger than average primary school serves an area containing significant deprivation, and the proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is well above average. Pupils are drawn from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds. Over half of the pupils are at an early stage of learning to speak English. Almost a third are from refugee families or those seeking asylum. A larger than usual proportion of pupils join or leave the school at other than the usual point of entry. An above average proportion of pupils have been identified with learning difficulties or disabilities, although the percentage with a statement of special educational needs is similar to that in most schools. The school has the Gold Artsmark, Activemark, Healthy Schools and Sustainable Travel awards and the Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate