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Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery
Trent Road, Chelmsford CM1 2JH
Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery is an academy. It has about 430 boys and girls aged between 3 and 11. In January 2020 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Brickfields Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Kings Road Primary School, Barling Magna Primary Academy and Great Wakering Primary Academy.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Progress, Disadvantaged pupils and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Attendance, Representation and Attainment.
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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: Above average. Progress in maths is excellent, in reading it is above average and in writing it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress in maths, reading and writing are all above average.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both very high.
Attainment: Below average. Maths attainment is above average, reading is poor and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is about 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
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
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