This average sized school is situated in an area of significant social and economic deprivation. Levels of deprivation have increased since the previous inspection. The percentage entitled to free school meals is very high. Over the past five years, the proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and/or disabilities has risen from 19% to 41%, which is exceptionally high. Nearly all pupils are White British. The school holds the Healthy Schools’ award and Activemark. There have been significant staff changes in the past two years, including the appointment of two acting headteachers. A new headteacher started in January 2008. The school will be part of an Improving Schools Programme from September 2008.
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Furness Road, Westfield, Workington CA14 3PD