Coleham Primary School

Name Coleham Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address Greyfriars Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 7EN
Phone Number 01743362668
Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 416 (50.6% boys 49.4% girls)
Local Authority Shropshire
Percentage Free School Meals 8.2%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
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Information about this school

Coleham Primary School is larger than the average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium is below average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported through school action is below average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is above average. Most pupils are from White British backgrounds and there are a few pupils from a wide variety of other groups. The school meets the government’s floor targets, which set minimum expectations for progress and attainment.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school. Pupils achieve well from their average starting points. Most pupils achieve expected standards by the end of Year 6 and a high percentage of pupils exceed this. Good teaching, teachers’ knowledge of pupils’ past progress and high quality support and interventions enable all groups of pupils to make good progress. Pupils know what they need to do to improve their work because staff mark their work thoroughly and make the next learning steps clear. Pupils are polite and courteous and their good attitudes and behaviour make a significant contribution to their achievement. Pupils say that they feel safe in school. Leadership and management are good. Skilled leaders and governors have focused upon improvement through monitoring and evaluation, staff appraisal and training, so that most pupils reach high standards and make good progress. Pupils’ good spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is evident through all aspects of the very broad and exciting curriculum. It is not yet an outstanding school because : Teaching is not yet consistently of the highest standards to promote outstanding progress. Information and communication technology is not yet sufficiently developed to support pupils’ independent research skills. Subject leaders have not yet developed all aspects of monitoring and evaluation in order to help pupils make outstanding progress.