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Wensum Junior School
Turner Road, Norwich NR2 4HB
Wensum Junior School is an academy. It has about 180 boys and girls aged between 7 and 11. In January 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Attendance, Finances, Attainment and Environment.
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress in maths is below average. Progress in reading is about average. Progress in writing is above average.
Progress: About average. Progress in maths is poor, 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.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Attainment: Poor. Maths attainment is poor, reading is below average and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.

Provision for special educational needs
 Social, emotional and mental health
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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