Glasshoughton Infant Academy

Name Glasshoughton Infant Academy
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 13 May 2009
Address Newfield Avenue, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4BH
Phone Number 01977516343
Type Academy
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.3
Academy Sponsor Castleford Academy Trust
Local Authority Wakefield
Percentage Free School Meals 13.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2%
Persisitent Absence 4.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 11.3%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

The school is smaller than average. Pupils are from a range of socio-economic circumstances. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is below average. The number of pupils identified with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is average. Most pupils are from White British backgrounds with a very small number from Afro-Caribbean or European backgrounds. The Early Years Foundation Stage consists of a Nursery class and a Reception class. A very small number of children receive childcare; the school provides out-of-school care in the morning and in the afternoon. The school has achieved the Healthy Schools award, Activemark, Inclusion Now award and Basic Skills Quality Mark. The headteacher and deputy headteacher are new in post since the last inspection. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate