Brentry Primary School

Name Brentry Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 14 February 2007
Address Brentry Lane, Brentry, Bristol, BS10 6RG
Phone Number 01173532261
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 208 (58% boys 42% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.8
Local Authority Bristol, City of
Percentage Free School Meals 27.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 15%
Persisitent Absence 8.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 15%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

The school, which is slightly smaller than average, serves an area of mixed social housing on the northern side of Bristol. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is higher than average and the percentage of those with learning difficulties or disabilities is below average. Pupils are mainly of White British origin and almost all speak English as their first language. Pupils are taught in single age classes. They arrive in the Reception class with broadly average abilities, although many start with below average communication skills. There are slightly more boys than girls. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate