|Name||St Mark’s Catholic Primary School, Ipswich|
|Address||Stone Lodge Lane West, Ipswich, IP2 9HN|
|Religious Character||Roman Catholic|
|Number of Pupils||210 (56.2% boys 43.8% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||19.2|
|Percentage Free School Meals||13.8%|
|Percentage English is Not First Language||35.2%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||11.0%%|
|Catchment Area Indicator Available||Yes|
|Last Distance Offered Available||No|
Highlights from Latest Inspection
Description of the school
This school is smaller than average.
Most pupils are from White British backgrounds and nearly a quarter are from minority ethnic families. Several pupils speak English as an additional language and a small number is at an early stage of learning to speak English. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is below average.
The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties or disabilities is average. Children’s attainment on entry to the school is usually below that typical for this age, especially in communication, language and literacy, and in some years it is exceptionally low. The school has achieved the Healthy Schools Award and the Active Mark.
Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate