Carlton Road Academy

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Carlton Road
Boston
PE21 8QX
01205364674
Pupils
434
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(18/9/14)
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69%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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This academy is larger than the average-sized primary school. It is part of a multi-academy trust (The Boston Witham Academies Federation) and converted to an academy on 1 September 2012. When its predecessor school, Carlton Road Primary and Nursery School, was last inspected by Ofsted in May 2010, it was judged to be good. Less than half the pupils are from White British backgrounds. The majority of the school population are from ethnic minority backgrounds, mainly from Eastern Europe, and this number has increased in the time since the academy was formed. Almost two-thirds of the pupils speak English as an additional language. This proportion is much higher than the national average. The percentage of pupils arriving at the school and leaving the school during the school year is well above average. Almost all of these pupils arrive speaking little or no English. The proportion of pupils supported through a statement of special educational needs or the new education, health and care plan is well above the national average. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is above the national average. This is additional funding provided to schools for children in the care of the local authority and those pupils known to be eligible for free school meals. The academy meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The academy’s local governors manage a daily breakfast club. The academy has plans to further develop the school site. In particular, an extensive renovation of the outdoor learning area for the Early Years Foundation Stage is scheduled to start in October 2014.

Carlton Road Academy Catchment Area Map

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