St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

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St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Name St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Upper Hill Street, Liverpool, L8 5UX
Phone Number 01517091062
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 247 (53.8% boys 46.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.0
Local Authority Liverpool
Percentage Free School Meals 42.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 47.8%
Persistent Absence 6.6%
Pupils with SEN Support 26.7%%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Description of the school

This smaller than average school is situated in an area of significant social and economic disadvantage. At St Patrick’s 55% of the pupils are eligible to receive free school meals, which is very high compared with the national picture. Children’s attainment levels on entry to the Nursery are very low.

There is a rich variety of cultures and heritage in the area. Almost 40% of pupils are from families belonging to minority ethnic groups. The proportion who speak English as an additional language is 16%, and this is increasing.

Many of these pupils are in the earliest stages of learning English. The number of pupils entering and leaving the school at other than the usual times is higher than the national average, as is the proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The school holds an impressive variety of awards, including: ¦ Investor in People status ¦ National Healthy Schools Award ¦ Activemark Gold ¦ Artsmark Gold ¦ ICT Mark ¦ Dyslexia-Friendly School Award ¦ Fairtrade School Award ¦ Basic Skills Quality Mark ¦ International Schools Award.

Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate