Sheredes Primary School

Name Sheredes Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Benford Road, Hoddesdon, EN11 8LL
Phone Number 01992465154
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 461 (51.8% boys 48.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.8
Local Authority Hertfordshire
Percentage Free School Meals 5.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 10.1%
Persistent Absence 5.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 15.1%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (22 January 2008)
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Description of the school

Sheredes is larger than most primary schools. It is greatly oversubscribed and new building work is being completed so that pupil numbers can increase further. It has an attached nursery. Children attend the nursery part-time. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is low and relatively few pupils need additional learning support. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is below the national average, and almost all pupils speak English as their first language. The school has gained Investors in People status, the Healthy Schools Award, the Active Mark Award and recognition from the local authority for its ICT practice since the last inspection. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate