St Augustine’s RC Primary School

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St Augustine’s RC Primary School


Name St Augustine’s RC Primary School
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 20 September 2007
Address Beechwood Avenue, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7HP
Phone Number 01325380819
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 207 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.8
Academy Sponsor Carmel Education Trust
Local Authority Darlington
Percentage Free School Meals 4.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 16.4%
Persisitent Absence 5.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 5.3%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

St Augustine’s is an average size primary school which serves mainly Catholic families who come mostly from the south and west of Darlington, a locality where socio-economic characteristics range widely from well above to well below average. The number of pupils eligible for free school meals is below average. Most pupils are from a White British heritage, but a small number from Poland and Lithuania have recently joined the school and are learning to speak English. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, including those with a Statement of Special Educational Need, is below average. In recognition of the school’s work, it has the Artsmark Gold award, Investors in People award, Healthy School award and the Local Authority Inclusive School award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate