Bentham Community Primary School data

Bentham Community Primary School is located in Bentham, Lancaster and falls under the local authority of North Yorkshire. This mixed-sex primary school has 148 pupils, with a capacity of 210, aged from three up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 8 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £33,535. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 24th February 2016 resulting in an good rating.

Bentham Community Primary School contact details

AddressBentham Community Primary School
Low Bentham Road
HeadteacherMrs Claire Pearson

About Bentham Community Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity210
Number of Pupils14870% capacity
Number of Boys8255%
Number of Girls6645%
Free School Meals (%)37%

Where is Bentham Community Primary School?

Street AddressLow Bentham Road
PostcodeLA2 7BP
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Bentham Community Primary School on a map

Bentham Community Primary School map (LA2 7BP) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionNorth East, Yorkshire and the Humber

Bentham Community Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Bentham Community Primary School Ofsted reports from 23rd February 2016 (10002079) and 10th October 2013 (ITS425833).

Inspection number10002079ITS425833
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date23rd February 201610th October 2013
Inspection end date24th February 201611th October 2013
Publication date17th March 201611th November 2013
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection24th February 2016
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Bentham Community Primary School

Total Number of Teachers8
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)6.7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants10
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)5.5
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff9
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2.4
Pupil:Teacher Ratio19.9
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£33,535

Bentham Community Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameBentham Community Primary School
Establishment Number2305
Unique Reference Number121380
Local AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Local Authority Code815
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1996) North Yorkshire
Previous Local Authority Code927
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000023
Government Office RegionYorkshire and the Humber
District CodeE07000163
Parliamentary ConstituencySkipton and Ripon
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting
Middle Super Output AreaCraven 001
Lower Super Output AreaCraven 001B

Bentham Community Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date13th December 2021
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10072516
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Bentham Community Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Bentham Community Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Stonegate School
13 Main Street, Low Bentham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 7BX
Not applicable1.1km
Cedar House School
Low Bentham, Via Lancaster, LA2 7DD
Not applicable1.6km
Tatham Fells Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Lowgill, Lancaster, LA2 8RA
Ingleton Primary School
Low Demesne, Ingleton, Carnforth, LA6 3DY
Wennington Hall School
Lodge Lane, Wennington, Lancaster, LA2 8NS
Not applicable4.7km
Wray with Botton Endowed Primary School
School Lane, Wray, Lancaster, LA2 8QE
Melling St Wilfrid Church of England Primary School
Lodge Lane, Melling, Carnforth, LA6 2RE
Leck St Peter's Church of England Primary School
Leck, Carnforth, LA6 2JD
Hornby St Margaret's Church of England Primary School
Main Street, Hornby, Lancaster, LA2 8JY
Oneschool Global Uk Lancaster Campus
Melling Road, Hornby, Lancaster, LA2 8LH
Not applicable7.8km