Rooks Nest Academy

Name Rooks Nest Academy
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 10 October 2007
Address Rooks Nest Road, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3DX
Phone Number 01924870700
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 379 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 28.8
Academy Sponsor Rooks Nest Academy
Local Authority Wakefield
Percentage Free School Meals 5%
Percentage English is Not First Language 7.7%
Persisitent Absence 7.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 5.5%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

This large primary school serves an area that is broadly average in its social and economic circumstances. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is below average. The proportion of pupils identified by the school as having learning difficulties and/or disabilities is slightly above average. The percentage of pupils from minority ethnic groups is rising, but is still much lower than found in most schools. The school has achieved Investors in People status, has an Investors in Pupils Award, an Artsmark Gold Award, a Basic Skills Award and a Sports Activemark Award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate