Whipperley Infant Academy

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Whipperley Ring
Farley Hill
Luton
LU1 5QY
01582725868
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Pupils
266
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Ages
4 - 7
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(2/10/18)
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This is an average-sized primary school. About a quarter of the pupil population are from a Pakistani heritage. Other pupils are from a range of ethnic backgrounds including White British, Other White, Bangladeshi or African heritages. About two thirds of the pupils speak English as an additional language and this is well above average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported at school action is above average. The proportion of such pupils supported at school action plus or through a statement of special educational needs is below average. Two pupils have such statements, and one is supported by an education, health and care plan. An above average proportion of disadvantaged pupils are supported by the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for pupils in local authority care and those known to be eligible for free school meals. The proportion of pupils who join and leave the school part way through the year is higher than usually found. Some new arrivals enter speaking little or no English. Whipperley Infant Academy converted to become an academy school on 4 January 2013. When its predecessor school, Whipperley Infant School, was last inspected by Ofsted, it was judged to be good. A long-standing headteacher retired in April 2014. An interim headteacher led the school during the summer of 2014 and the current headteacher took up her post in September 2014. There has recently been a number of changes to the teaching force. This is the school’s first inspection since becoming an academy.

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