Dimple Well Infant School and Nursery

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About Dimple Well Infant School and Nursery

Name Dimple Well Infant School and Nursery
Website http://dimplewell.wakefield.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspections
Address Healey Road, Ossett, WF5 8LB
Phone Number 01924635033
Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 212 (53.8% boys 46.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.3
Local Authority Wakefield
Percentage Free School Meals 14.60%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.9%
Persistent Absence 8.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.0%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Description of the school

This is a smaller than average infant school. It serves an area of broadly typical social and economic circumstances. Most children are White British and live in the immediate area.

The proportions of pupils eligible for free school meals and from minority ethnic groups are much lower than found nationally. The proportions of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and who are learning English as an additional language are well below average. The Early Years Foundation Stage consists of a Nursery and Reception class.

Awards achieved by the school include the Basic Skills Quality Mark, the Activemark, and the Healthy Schools Award. The school has recently become part ...of Ossett Education Community Trust and is an Investor in People. New staff, including the headteacher and deputy headteacher, have been appointed since the last inspection.

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