Fellside Community Primary School


Name Fellside Community Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 18 October 2007
Address Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5AY
Phone Number 01914887486
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 242 (51% boys 49% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.7
Local Authority Gateshead
Percentage Free School Meals 2.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.3%

Description of the school

This is an above average sized school in a suburban area on the outskirts of Gateshead. It serves an area of low social and economic deprivation. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is low. A below average proportion of pupils have learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Most pupils are of White British heritage with a small number of pupils from other minority ethnic cultures. The school has received Artsmark Gold, Healthy Schools and Basic Skills Quality Mark awards in recent years. The school is popular and oversubscribed. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate