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Shortstown Primary School

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Mrs Denise Cottam
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141 pupils
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(During the Ofsted inspection, the inspector made Outstanding judgements.)
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Shortstown Primary is an expanding school in a new building.  It is situated in an area of high socialdisadvantage and has well above average numbers of pupils who are eligible for free schoolmeals. Pupils start the Early Years Foundation Stage with standards below those expected nationally in most of the areas of learning. However progress through the school is Good with KS1 results meeting or exceeding National expectations. There are more pupils from minority ethnic groups than are found in similar schools nationally but there are smaller numbers for whom English is an additional language. The number of pupils identified with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is above average. More pupils start and leave the school at different times during the year than is found nationally. Pre-school provision is available in the morning and afternoon at the school's preschool.The school has the following awards: Healthy Schools, Investors in People, Eco School Silver,Activemark, Inclusion Quality mark and is a recognised training school for Bedford University.

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Canberra Road, Shortstown, Bedford MK42 0UZ

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