Finchale Primary School is a primary school maintained by the local authority (County Durham). It has about 210 boys and girls aged between 4 and 11. In November 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Attainment, Admissions and Finances.
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Environment:Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Attendance:Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Progress:About average. Progress in maths, reading and writing are all about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils:About average. Progress in maths is below average. Progress in reading is about average. Progress in writing is about average.
Finances:Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions:Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is roughly average.
Attainment:Below average. Maths attainment is below average, reading is poor and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Representation:Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details