The Orchard Infant School


Name The Orchard Infant School
Website http://www.orchard.surrey.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Bridge Road, East Molesey, KT8 9HT
Phone Number 02089792945
Type Primary
Age Range 5-7
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 272 (48.9% boys 51.1% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.5
Local Authority Surrey
Percentage Free School Meals 2.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 12.5%
Persistent Absence 2.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.8%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (08 May 2007)
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Description of the school

This is a larger than average sized infant school drawing most of its pupils from a number of local nursery schools. Most pupils’ ability on entry is above average. Some classes are made up of mixed-age groups. The vast majority of pupils are White British with a small number of pupils at an early stage of learning English. There is a lower than average number of children with learning difficulties and disabilities but some of these have complex needs. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate