Meon Infant School

Name Meon Infant 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 01 May 2009
Address Shelford Road, Milton, Southsea, PO4 8NT
Phone Number 03333602170
Type Academy
Age Range 4-7
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 175 (56% boys 44% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.2
Academy Sponsor The Thinking Schools Academy Trust
Local Authority Portsmouth
Percentage Free School Meals 14.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 14.6%
Persisitent Absence 5%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.9%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection:

Description of the school

Meon is an average-sized infant school. Children from four to five years of age attend the Early Years Foundation Stage. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is broadly average. They have predominantly speech and communication difficulties. Pupils are mainly White British, although a few pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds and a small number are at an early stage of learning English as an additional language. The school has the Artsmark Gold award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate