Thorns Primary School (Quarry Bank) data

Thorns Primary School is located in Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill and falls under the local authority of Dudley. This mixed-sex primary school has 192 pupils, with a capacity of 210, aged from five up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 11 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £39,518. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 12th June 2019 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

Thorns Primary School contact details

AddressThorns Primary School
Thorns Road
Quarry Bank
Brierley Hill
West Midlands
HeadteacherMrs Rebecca Jordan

About Thorns 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 Date21st January 2021
School Capacity210
Number of Pupils19291% capacity
Number of Boys10555%
Number of Girls8745%
Free School Meals (%)41.1%

Where is Thorns Primary School?

Street AddressThorns Road
LocalityQuarry Bank
TownBrierley Hill
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeDY5 2JY
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Thorns Primary School on a map

Thorns Primary School map (DY5 2JY) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionWest Midlands

Thorns Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Thorns Primary School Ofsted reports from 11th June 2019 (10088472) and 9th March 2017 (10025313).

Inspection number1008847210025313
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date11th June 20199th March 2017
Inspection end date12th June 201910th March 2017
Publication date3rd July 20194th April 2017
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
Requires Improvement
Requires Improvement
Ofsted Last Inspection12th June 2019
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Thorns Primary School

Total Number of Teachers11
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)10
Total Number of Teaching Assistants12
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)6.1
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2.2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio20.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£39,518

Thorns Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameThorns Primary School
Establishment Number2067
Unique Reference Number103787
Local AuthorityDudley
Local Authority Code332
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000027
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE08000027
WardLye and Stourbridge North
Parliamentary ConstituencyStourbridge
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaDudley 027
Lower Super Output AreaDudley 027A

Thorns Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date13th January 2022
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 Number10069992
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Thorns Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Thorns Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Thorns Collegiate Academy
Stockwell Avenue, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2NU
The Old Park School
Thorns Road, Brierley Hill, DY5 2JY
Not applicable188m
Mount Pleasant Primary School
Mount Pleasant, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2YN
Withymoor Primary School
Gayfield Avenue, Off Turners Lane, Brierley Hill, DY5 2BH
St Mary's RC Primary School
Mill Street, Brierley Hill, DY5 2TH
Quarry Bank Primary School
High Street, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2AD
Brierley Hill Primary School
Mill Street, Brierley Hill, DY5 2TD
Peters Hill Primary School
Peters Hill Road, Amblecote, Brierley Hill, DY5 2QH
Rufford Primary School
Bredon Avenue, Stourbridge, DY9 7NR
Wollescote Primary School
Drummond Road, Wollescote, Stourbridge, DY9 8YA