This is a large primary school close to the centre of Basildon. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meal is average. The vast majority of pupils are of White British heritage and there are very few who do not have English as their first language. The proportion of pupils who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities is above average but there is significant variation between year groups. The proportion with a statement of special educational need is broadly average. Attainment on entry is well below the level expected for children of this age.