Warley Road is a larger than average size primary school. A large proportion of pupils are of Pakistani heritage and a very small minority are White British. The remainder represent a wide range of other ethnicities. The majority of pupils do not speak English as a first language. The proportion of pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities is well above average, as is the number entitled to free school meals. A larger number of children than normal enter or leave school during the course of the school year. Early Years Foundation Stage provision is in one Nursery class and three Reception classes. The school has gained the Healthy Schools Award, Dental Health Award and Quality in Study in School (QISS) Award.