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Eaton Primary


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Eaton Primary School is situated on the residential outskirts of Norwich, within easy reach of the University of East Anglia, the John Innes Research Institute and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. It is essentially a neighbourhood school, but welcomes children from a wider area. Children may attend from reception to the end of year 6 (4-11 years old). Currently the school utilises Read Write Inc as a Phonics Scheme. Curriulum information pertaining to this school is available on its website.

Eaton Primary School Promotional Video

Uploaded by Mia Dann Films on 2017-04-26.

The Headteacher writes:

A very warm welcome to our wonderful school.

Since converting to an academy in February 2015, our school has gone from strength to strength.

This is borne out by our above national achievement in Early Years, Year 1 phonics, KS1 and KS2 tests. We are proud of how well our children achieved last year and plan to build on our many successes this year.

Eaton is not only quickly becoming a school which promotes excellence in educational outcomes; we are also an inclusive school where every child is encouraged and supported to realise their full potential.

We offer a full program of termly trips and visitors in every year group to support our exciting curriculum offer.

We take part in the Norwich Sports Partnership calendar of events and have professional coaches in school to deliver high quality PE.


The school has just been awarded a Bronze Linguamarque and we are now working towards Silver accreditation. Spanish is taught across all our junior classes

Children now enjoy swimming lessons at the outstanding Sportspark pool at the UEA.

Classrooms really do buzz with learning; practical and investigative science is taught weekly and we now have a Maths Day every term, so that teachers and children can explore and investigate concepts together in greater depth.


Eaton is an exciting school to be at. It is caring, welcoming and values working in partnership with the wider community. If you are interested in visiting our school, please make an appointment to meet with myself and to have a look around our fantastic school.


Allan Lowe NPQH, MA(Oxon)

Key Data

2017 Early Years Average Total Points. School  34.9  National 34.5

2017 Phonics Expected Level. School   84  National 81

2017 Key Stage 1 Average Total Points.  ( awaited )

2017 Key Stage 2, % of pupils achieving expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths combined 66%  National 61%

2017 Key Stage 2, % of pupils achieving a high level in Reading, Writing and Maths combined  %  National 9%

2017 Key Stage 2 progress overall Reading -0.5, Writing -2.2, Maths -0.7

2017 Key Stage 2 Average scaled scores Reading 104, GPS 106, and Maths 104. School scores were; Reading 105, GPS 106, Maths 105.


2016 Early Years Average Total Points. School  34.4 National 34.5

2016 Phonics Expected Level. School   81  National 81

2015 Key Stage 1 Average Total Points. School  17.5  National 15.9

2016 Key Stage 2, % of pupils achieving expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths combined 60%  National 53%

2016 Key Stage 2, % of pupils achieving a high level in Reading, Writing and Maths combined 5%  National 5%

2016 Key Stage 2 progress overall Reading 0.2, Writing 0.9, Maths -0.8

2016 Key Stage 2 average scaled scores Reading 104, Maths 103, GPS 105.

The most recent Key Stage 2 results from the DfE Performance tables are included here;

This school has not been inspected by Ofsted since it opened as an Academy.


The membership of the School Advisory and Improvement Group:

    Appointed  Attendance
Mr K Philpott Vice Chair    Safeguarding February 2015 6/6
Mr A Lowe Headteacher April 2015 6/6
Mrs S Batley Chair October 2016 4/6
Mr P Porter   February 2015 5/6
Ms K Estlea   September 2015 6/6
Mr M Jones   October 2016  4/6
Mrs J Clayton   September 2015 6/6
Mr M Merrywest   October 2016  6/6



Numeric figures show attendance details for the last academic year.

Academic Year 2015 – 2016

Mr K Philpott 4/6, Mr A Lowe 5/6, Mr S Mitchell 5/6, Mr P Porter 5/6, Ms K Estlea 4/6  and Mrs J Clayton 3/6

EAT wishes to thank the following who stood down recently or during the last academic year; Mrs S Lubbock 4/6, Mr S Mitchell 5/6 and Mrs J Perkins and in particular Mr D Whitehead 4/6 a founder member of this group who joined as a member of the Interim Executive Board which helped oversee the conversion to academy status and the start of improved outcomes once again at this school.