Wheatfields Primary School (St Ives) data

Wheatfields Primary School is located in St Ives and falls under the local authority of Cambridgeshire. This mixed-sex primary school has 350 pupils, with a capacity of 420, aged from five up to eleven, and the type of establishment is foundation school. The school has 23 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £35,378. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 21st June 2019 resulting in an good rating.

Wheatfields Primary School contact details

AddressWheatfields Primary School
Nene Way
St Ives
PE27 3WF
HeadteacherMrs Theresa Thornton

About Wheatfields Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentFoundation school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age5
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNot applicable


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity420
Number of Pupils35083% capacity
Number of Boys19155%
Number of Girls15945%
Free School Meals (%)19.4%

Where is Wheatfields Primary School?

Street AddressNene Way
TownSt Ives
PostcodePE27 3WF
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Wheatfields Primary School on a map

Wheatfields Primary School map (PE27 3WF) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionEast of England

Wheatfields Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Wheatfields Primary School Ofsted reports from 20th June 2019 (10088666) and 7th March 2017 (10023380).

Inspection number1008866610023380
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date20th June 20197th March 2017
Inspection end date21st June 20198th March 2017
Publication date18th July 201927th March 2017
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
Ofsted Last Inspection21st June 2019
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Wheatfields Primary School

Total Number of Teachers23
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)17.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants21
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)13.1
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff8
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)3.9
Pupil:Teacher Ratio23.4
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£35,378

Wheatfields Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameWheatfields Primary School
Establishment Number3392
Unique Reference Number131197
Local AuthorityCambridgeshire
Local Authority Code873
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000003
Government Office RegionEast of England
District CodeE07000011
WardSt Ives East
Parliamentary ConstituencyHuntingdon
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaHuntingdonshire 011
Lower Super Output AreaHuntingdonshire 011D

Wheatfields Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date9th February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedResult of Amalgamation
Open Date1st September 2006
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 supported by a trust
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10069489
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Wheatfields Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Wheatfields Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Thorndown Primary School
Hill Rise, St Ives, PE27 6SE
Westfield Junior School
Ramsey Road, St Ives, PE27 5RG
Eastfield Infant and Nursery School
Pig Lane, St Ives, PE27 5QT
St Ivo Academy
High Leys, St Ives, PE27 6RR
Hemingford Grey Primary School
St Ives Road, Hemingford Grey, St. Ives Road, Huntingdon, PE28 9DU
Wyton on the Hill Community Primary School
Cambridge Square, Wyton-on-the-Hill, Huntingdon, PE28 2JB
Holywell CofE Primary School
Mill Way, Needingworth, St Ives, PE27 4TF
Houghton Primary School
Chapel Lane, Houghton, Huntingdon, PE28 2AY
Fenstanton and Hilton Primary School
School Lane, Fenstanton, Huntingdon, PE28 9JR
Fen Drayton Primary School
Cootes Lane, Fen Drayton, Cambridge, CB24 4SL