Kells Lane Primary School

Name Kells Lane Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 17 October 2007
Address Kells Lane, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 5HX
Phone Number 01914334140
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 415 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.9
Local Authority Gateshead
Percentage Free School Meals 3.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.6%
Persisitent Absence 3.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 4.8%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Kells Lane is larger than the average primary school. It is oversubscribed. Part of the community it serves is prosperous but there are areas of disadvantage. The majority of pupils are of White British heritage but a small number are of Asian background. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. There is a unit for pupils with specific learning difficulties who join the school in Key Stage 2. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate