Samuel Lucas Junior Mixed and Infant School

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Samuel Lucas Junior Mixed and Infant School


Name Samuel Lucas Junior Mixed and Infant School
Website http://www.samlucas.herts.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Gaping Lane, Hitchin, SG5 2JQ
Phone Number 01462456737
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 422 (48.8% boys 51.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.2
Local Authority Hertfordshire
Percentage Free School Meals 5%
Percentage English is Not First Language 9.7%
Persistent Absence 2.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 6.4%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (24 March 2009)
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Description of the school

Samuel Lucas is an average sized primary school. Most of its pupils are of White British heritage, although a small number are from a range of minority ethnic backgrounds. The proportion who speak English as an additional language is also below average. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is below average. Most of these pupils have specific or moderate learning difficulties. A few have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Attainment on entry covers a wide range but is mostly above average. The school holds nationally recognised information and communication technology (ICT), Healthy Schools and Active Mark accreditations, as well as an award for the thoroughness of its self-evaluation procedures. It also holds a local authority award for quality in the early years and basic skills. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate