Copthorne Primary School


Name Copthorne Primary School
Website http://www.copthorne.ngfl.ac.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 27 March 2007
Address All Saints’ Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 3AY
Phone Number 01274501460
Type Academy
Age Range 2-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 552 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.0
Academy Sponsor Exceed Academies Trust
Percentage Free School Meals 16.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 98%

Description of the school

This is a larger than average primary school situated in the University ward in Bradford, an area of social and economic disadvantage. An above average number of pupils are eligible for free school meals. It is a popular school and numbers are increasing. Almost all pupils are from minority ethnic groups, with the largest group being of Pakistani origin. The great majority of pupils enter school with little or no spoken English. The school was awarded Investors in People status in 2002 and this was confirmed in 2005. In 2002 and 2003, achievement awards from the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) were granted. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate