Smithy Bridge Foundation Primary School

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Smithy Bridge Foundation Primary School


Name Smithy Bridge Foundation Primary School
Website http://www.sbs.rochdale.sch.uk/
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
Address Bridgenorth Drive, Littleborough, OL15 0ES
Phone Number 01706378083
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 428 (51.4% boys 48.6% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.0
Local Authority Rochdale
Percentage Free School Meals 10%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.3%
Persistent Absence 6.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 8.6%%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Description of the school

The school is in a semi-rural village on the edge of the Pennines and is much larger than average.

There is provision for the Early Years Foundation Stage with children taught in a Nursery and two Reception classes. Only 3% are from minority ethnic families. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is below average.

The proportion with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is also below average. There is a registered before and after-school club with day care provision for 38 three to eight-year-olds. The school has gained a number of awards including Healthy School and Healthy Eating awards, Activemark and Basic Skills Primary Quality Mark.

Key for insp...ection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate