Charnwood Primary School

Name Charnwood Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Nedham Street, Leicester, LE2 0HE
Phone Number 01162516574
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 442 (54.1% boys 45.9% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.7
Local Authority Leicester
Percentage Free School Meals 13.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 81.9%
Persistent Absence 11.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 8.4%%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Description of the school

Almost all pupils in this school are of Indian heritage. There are small numbers from other minority ethnic groups that include pupils with Somali and Polish backgrounds.

Almost all pupils learn English as an additional language and many are at an early stage in their understanding. The percentage of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. These pupils have mainly specific learning needs, speech and language and moderate learning difficulties.

The school's Early Years Foundation Stage provision is organised as Foundation 1 (Nursery) and Foundation 2 (Reception). Children start in the Foundation 1 class at the age of three. The school has a significa...nt number of pupils who join the school, often with little or no English, at times other than the start of Foundation 1.

Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate