Copthorne Primary School

Name Copthorne Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
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 21.0
Academy Sponsor Exceed Academies Trust
Local Authority Bradford
Percentage Free School Meals 18.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 98%
Persisitent Absence 3.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 7.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

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