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Grovelands Community Primary School (Hailsham) data

Grovelands Community Primary School is located in Hailsham and falls under the local authority of East Sussex. This mixed-sex primary school has 708 pupils, with a capacity of 630, aged from two up to eleven, and the type of establishment is foundation school. The school has 29 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £34,697. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 21st October 2015 resulting in a good rating.


Grovelands Community Primary School contact details

AddressGrovelands Community Primary School
Dunbar Drive
East Sussex
BN27 3UW
HeadteacherMr Jon Goulding

About Grovelands Community Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentFoundation school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age2
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity630
Number of Pupils708112% capacity
Number of Boys36952%
Number of Girls33948%
Free School Meals (%)22.3%

Where is Grovelands Community Primary School?

Street AddressDunbar Drive
CountyEast Sussex
PostcodeBN27 3UW
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Grovelands Community Primary School on a map

Grovelands Community Primary School map (BN27 3UW) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1128776
Ofsted RegionSouth East
Deprivation Index3

Grovelands Community Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Grovelands Community Primary School Ofsted reports from 21st October 2015 (10006377) and 16th July 2013 (ITS412368).

Inspection number10006377ITS412368
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date21st October 201516th July 2013
Inspection end date22nd October 201517th July 2013
Publication date23rd November 201511th September 2013
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection5th February 2020
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Grovelands Community Primary School

Total Number of Teachers29
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)24.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants40
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)16.8
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff7
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2.9
Pupil:Teacher Ratio25.3
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£34,697

Grovelands Community Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameGrovelands Community Primary School
Establishment Number2059
Unique Reference Number114393
Local AuthorityEast Sussex
Local Authority Code845
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1997) East Sussex
Previous Local Authority Code914
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000011
Government Office RegionSouth East
District CodeE07000065
WardHailsham West
Parliamentary ConstituencyWealden
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaWealden 016
Lower Super Output AreaWealden 016B

Grovelands Community Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date8th November 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
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder


Trust flagSupported by a trust
TrustThe Hailsham Co-operative Learning Trust
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10073682
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Grovelands Community Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Grovelands Community Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Hailsham Community College
Battle Road, Hailsham, BN27 1DT
The Ropemakers' Academy
Reef Way, Hailsham, BN27 1FB
Not applicable938m
Hawkes Farm Academy
Hawks Road, Hailsham, BN27 1ND
White House Academy
Marshfoot Lane, White House Academy, Hailsham, BN27 2FB
Phoenix Academy
Marshfoot Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2PH
Burfield Academy
Oaklands Way, Hailsham, BN27 3NW
Hellingly Community Primary School
North Street, Hellingly, Hailsham, BN27 4DS
Park Mead Primary School
Michelham Priory Road, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, BN27 3QP
Bede's Senior School
The Dicker, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, BN27 3QH
Not applicable3.2km
Polegate Primary School
Oakleaf Drive, East Sussex, Polegate, BN26 6PT