General information about Lower Kersal Community Primary School

Facts and figures at a glance

School founded: 1929
Type of school: Primary
Number of pupils: 264
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
  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 2014 & 2015 data

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

schoolguide.co.uk Certificate of Excellence 2016

 

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

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

Assembly/Silent Reading/Collective Worship

9.25am – 10.30am

First Teaching Session

 

10.30am – 10.45am

Morning Break

10.45am –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

 

3.30pm

Hometime

 

 

Key Stage 2

 

8.55am

School Starts

8.55am - 9.00am

Registration

9.00am – 9.20am

Assembly/Silent Reading/Collective Worship

 

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

 

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.