General information about Lower Kersal Community Primary School

Facts and figures at a glance

School founded: 1929
Type of school: Primary
Number of pupils: 254
School staff:

10 teachers

2 HLTAs

1 NNEB nursery nurse

10 teaching assistants

1 sports coach

1 learning mentor

1 school secretary

1 school clerk

1 school assistant

1 site manager

2 welfare assistants

Recent Awards: International Award (foundation level)
  ECO green flag award
  Dyslexia Friendly School
  Leading Parent Partnership Award
  Healthy schools
  Quality mark - Basic skills award (3rd time)
 

Active mark

Caterpillar Award 2012

Pupil Premium Awards 2015 & 2016 & 2017

SSAT Attainment Awards for 2015, 2016 and 2017 data

Manchester Evening News Primary School of The Year (2016) Finalist

schoolguide.co.uk Certificate of Excellence 2016

Games Mark - Silver

 

Performance Data for Lower Kersal Community Primary School can be found HERE

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Contextual Information For Lower Kersal Community Primary School

  • Our school is average in size compared to other primary schools.
  • A lower % of girls are on roll compared to other schools and is below average over time.
  • The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for FSM is well above average and has increased since 2011. There are a small number of Looked After Children on roll.
  • The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is increasing and is average. The only ethnic group above 20% are White British pupils.
  • The large majority of pupils speak English as their home language.
  • The proportion of pupils at School Action is above average as is the proportion of School Action Plus pupils and those with a statement of SEN.
  • Levels of stability are slightly lower than other schools nationally as approximately 20% of pupils leave or join the school other than at the normal point of entry.
  • The deprivation indicator of the school is well above national average.
  • School attendance is below average over time with a higher proportion of persistent absentees than nationally for 15% absence or more sessions.
  • There have been no permanent exclusions since 2013.

Times of the School Day

Key Stage 1

 

8.55am

School Starts

8.55am - 9.00am

Registration

9.00am – 9.25am

Phonics/Reading

9.25am – 10.30am

First Teaching Session

 

10.30am – 10.40am

Morning Break

10.40am –11.45am

Second Teaching Session

 

11.45am – 1.00pm

Lunch

1.00pm – 1.05pm

Registration

1.05pm - 2:15pm

Third Teaching Session

 

2:15pm - 2.30pm

Afternoon Break

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Fourth Teaching Session/Collective worship

 

3.30pm

Hometime

 

 

Key Stage 2

 

8.55am

School Starts

8.55am - 9.00am

Registration

9.00am – 9.20am

Reading

 

9.20am – 10.30am

First Teaching Session

10.30am – 10.40am

Morning Break

11.00am –12.05pm

Second Teaching Session

 

12.05pm – 12.55pm

Lunch

 

1.00pm – 1.05pm

Registration

1.05pm - 2:15pm

Third Teaching Session

 

2:15pm - 2.30pm

Afternoon Break

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Fourth Teaching Session/Collective worship

 

3.30pm

Hometime

School History Timeline

1929

Foundation of Lower Kersal Primary School.  The school is divided up into an infant and junior school.

 

1960

A new set of classrooms are built, along with a new school hall.  This extension reuslts in the creation of an internal quadrangle area.

 

1993

Lower Kersal School donates part of its building for community use.  Adult learning courses and a weekly youth club begin

 

1994

Lower Kersal is the FIRST SCHOOL in Salford to be awarded 'Community School' status

 

2006

Construction of a new school canteen is completed

 

2009

Construction of a new Children's Centre, new school playground and staff car park begins

 

2010

School becomes part of the Charlestown & Lower Kersal Centre campus

 

2011

The Charlestown & Lower Kersal Centre is officially opened by the Mayor of Salford.