Bedale Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religion Church of England
Address Firby Road
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2AT
Phone 01677422401
Reference Number 121479

Description

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Bedale Church of England Primary School is a dynamic and inclusive learning institution located in Bedale, North Yorkshire, UK (postcode DL8 2AT). Key aspects of the school include:

  1. Strong Christian Ethos: As a Church of England primary school, Bedale Primary aims to provide a high-quality education within a distinctively Christian framework, fostering respect, compassion, and academic excellence.

  2. Achievements: The school consistently achieves favorable outcomes. In the 2022 National Reference Tests, it was ranked class one or better in four out of five subjects for Key Stage 2. It also achieved an AET/OFSTED outcome, which deems Bedale Primary to be outstanding or good in all aspects.

  3. Size: As of September 2021, the school had 146 children on the roll, including 4 part-time Nursery places and admission up to Year 6.

  4. Local Community: Committed to building strong relationships within the community, the school actively participates in a variety of community events, encouraging shared learning and growth among members of all ages.

  5. Facilities: The school's facilities are designed to support a range of learning styles and physical activities; they include a multi-purpose sports hall, elevated outdoor seated terrace, library, and a well-stocked negative-pressure room for better learning during flu season.

  6. Teaching Staff and Values: The Bedale C of E Primary School has a dedicated, supportive, and passionate team of teachers who promote a warm, family atmosphere that embeds values of tolerance, equality, and respect, helping each child to reach their full potential.

  7. Extracurricular Activities: The school has a rich and diverse range of after-school clubs and activities to help engage children in rewarding, fun, and challenging leisure time pursuits.

  8. SEND Provision: Staff are committed to providing high-quality resources and support for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at Bedale C of E Primary School.

  9. Awards: Bedale Primary School has been recognized as Yorkshire Primary School of the Year and Entrepreneurial School of the Year.

  10. Governance: The school is linked with Saint Gregory's Catholic Primary School, as part of the Bedale Federation, with a single Local Governing Body providing strategic leadership and support for both schools.

  11. Leadership: The Head Teacher is Mr. G Eaglesome, with a strong team of teachers and support staff working together for the school's success.

  12. Admissions: The school's admissions criteria are set out in the Admissions Policy, available on the North Yorkshire County Council website.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 334
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 55.05%
Girls: 44.95%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 46
2 40
3 49
4 33
5 53
6 41

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-01-24
Date Description Report
2023-11-28 School inspection School inspection
2018-11-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2018-01-16 Short inspection Short inspection
2012-09-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-02-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-01-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-02-12 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 77% Unlock Unlock
Pupils meeting a higher standard 16% Unlock Unlock

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Subject School Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 106 Unlock Unlock
Maths 106 Unlock Unlock

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 0.4 Unlock Unlock
Writing 1.8 Unlock Unlock
Maths 1 Unlock Unlock

How many students meet the standards

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Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

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Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

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2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 14 0
Third Preference 7 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years

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Name Distance
Aiskew, Leeming Bar Church of England Primary School
2 Leeming Lane, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9AU
1.82 miles
Leeming and Londonderry Community Primary School
Roman Road, Leeming, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9SG
1.94 miles
Crakehall Church of England Primary School
The Green, Crakehall, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1HP
1.98 miles
Snape Community Primary School
INGS LANE, SNAPE, BEDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DL8 2TF
2.19 miles
Thornton Watlass Church of England Primary School
Thornton Watlass, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4AH
2.52 miles
Burneston Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Burneston, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2HX
2.98 miles
Leeming RAF Community Primary School
Gatenby, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9NQ
3.11 miles
Hackforth and Hornby Church of England Primary School
Hackforth, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1PE
3.59 miles
Kirkby Fleetham Church of England Primary School
Forge Lane, Kirkby Fleetham, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 0SA
4.3 miles
Ainderby Steeple Church of England Primary School
Station Lane, Morton-on-Swale, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9QR
4.65 miles
Name Distance
Bedale High School
Fitzalan Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2EQ
0.14 miles
Mowbray School
Masham Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2SD
0.3 miles
The Dales School
Morton-on-Swale, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9QW
4.67 miles
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Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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