St George’s is an average sized primary school serving an area with high levels of social and economic deprivation. The proportion of pupils entitled to a free school meal is twice the national average. Most pupils are of White British heritage but about 20% represent ethnic minorities. The proportion with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is around the national average and a few have a statement of special educational need. The school holds a number of awards including the School Achievement Award, the Healthy Schools Award and the Basic Skills Quality Mark.