Victoria Primary School

Name Victoria Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Poyser Street, Wrexham, LL13 7RR
Phone Number 01978 360060
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 472 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.9
Local Authority Wrexham
Percentage Free School Meals 18.7%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Victoria Primary School is in Wrexham. There are around 470 pupils on roll, aged from 3 to 11, including 60 nursery pupils who attend part-time. There are 16 single-age classes in the school. The rolling average for the past three years means that about 17% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is slightly below the national average of 18%. Around 70% of pupils are of white British ethnicity. Other pupils are from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and around 26% have English as a second language. Of these, many are either new to English or are at an early stage of acquisition. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The school identifies around 16% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is below the national average of 21%. The headteacher took up her post in September 2014 and the school’s last inspection was in January 2012.