Straits Primary School (Lower Gornal) data

Straits Primary School is located in Lower Gornal, Dudley and falls under the local authority of Dudley. This mixed-sex primary school has 406 pupils, with a capacity of 420, aged from five up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 23 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £36,683. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 29th March 2023 resulting in an good rating.

Straits Primary School contact details

AddressStraits Primary School
Longfellow Road
Lower Gornal
West Midlands
HeadteacherMr Paul Freear

About Straits Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age5
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity420
Number of Pupils40697% capacity
Number of Boys22455%
Number of Girls18245%
Free School Meals (%)6.40%

Where is Straits Primary School?

Street AddressLongfellow Road
LocalityLower Gornal
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeDY3 3EE
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Straits Primary School on a map

Straits Primary School map (DY3 3EE) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection29th March 2023
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Straits Primary School

Total Number of Teachers23
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)19.5
Total Number of Teaching Assistants23
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)9
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)3.3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio17.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£36,683

Straits Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameStraits Primary School
Establishment Number2150
Unique Reference Number103827
Local AuthorityDudley
Local Authority Code332
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000027
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE08000027
Parliamentary ConstituencyDudley North
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaDudley 008
Lower Super Output AreaDudley 008F

Straits Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date16th January 2024
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 Number10069983
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Straits Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Straits Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Ellowes Hall Sports College
Stickley Lane, Lower Gornal, Dudley, DY3 2JH
Red Hall Primary School
Zoar Street, Lower Gornal, Dudley, DY3 2PA
The King Alfred School
Lake Street, Lower Gornal, Dudley, DY3 2AU
Not applicable1.4km
Cotwall End Primary School
Cotwall End Road, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3YG
Roberts Primary School
Roberts Primary School, Robert Street, Lower Gornal, Dudley, DY3 2AZ
St Chad's Catholic Primary School
Catholic Lane, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3UE
Alder Coppice Primary School
Northway, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 3PS
The Dormston School
Mill Bank, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1SN
Queen Victoria Primary School
Bilston Street, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1JB
Beacon Hill Academy
High Arcal Drive, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1BP