Town Lane Infant School

Name Town Lane Infant School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
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Address Town Lane, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 8LD
Phone Number 01516081918
Type Academy
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 356 (51.7% boys 48.3% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.9
Academy Sponsor Concordia Multi Academy Trust
Local Authority Wirral
Percentage Free School Meals 8.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.5%
Persisitent Absence 3.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.6%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection
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Description of the school

The school is larger than average. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is below average, although the school serves a typically mixed community. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is broadly average, although increasing as more pupils travel in from outside the immediate locality. The vast majority of pupils are White British. A very small number are from Asian, Chinese or mixed backgrounds. Only a very few of these pupils are at an early stage of learning English. An independently organised childcare club operates on the site and a Children’s Centre is currently being built adjacent to the school. Over the last two years there has been a high turnover of staff. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate