St John’s Church of England Academy

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St John’s Church of England Academy


Name St John’s Church of England Academy
Website http://www.stjohnsceacademy.co.uk
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 28 February 2008
Address Fenby Avenue, Lascelles Park, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 4UB
Phone Number 01325380725
Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 253 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.4
Academy Sponsor Sage Multi Academy Trust
Local Authority Darlington
Percentage Free School Meals 31.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.4%
Persisitent Absence 4.4%
Pupils with SEN Support 15.8%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

This average sized school serves an almost entirely White British population. The percentage of pupils who are eligible for free school meals is significantly above average, indicating a high degree of social disadvantage. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is above average. The number of pupils who join or leave the school part way through their primary education is higher than average in some classes. The school holds a number of awards including Investors in People, Basic Skills Award, Silver Artsmark, Activemark and the Healthy Schools Award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate