Patcham Infant School


Name Patcham Infant School
Website http://www.patchaminf.brighton-hove.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 10 December 2008
Address Highview Avenue South, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8WW
Phone Number 01273509766
Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 289 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.6
Percentage Free School Meals 4.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 4.7%

Description of the school

Patcham Infant School is a large school whose pupils are drawn from relatively advantaged backgrounds, and fewer than average are entitled to free school meals. The proportion that has learning difficulties and/or disabilities is lower than that seen in most schools, although rising. The majority of pupils are White British and few speak a first language other than English. The school’s EYFS provision includes a funded nursery for three-year-olds. Most of the children who attend the nursery move up to the Reception classes, where they make up about half of the numbers each year. Almost all of the other children joining the school in Reception have had formal pre-school education. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate