Ofsted Report

Ofsted Inspection Date: 17th July 2018

​​​​​​The school continues to be Good!

  • 'The staff team are passionate about raising pupils’ academic achievement, nurturing their personal development and lifting their aspirations for the future'
  • parents expressed their support for the leadership team and teaching and support staff. Comments such as: ‘a wonderful, creative, inclusive, friendly environment in which our children thrive’ and ‘we are very happy with the variety of learning opportunities and meaningful pastoral care’ capture the overwhelmingly positive views expressed by parents.
  • Children  enjoy their lessons and are confident they are making good progress. They particularly appreciate the range of sporting activities provided.
  • Pupils  feel safe and well cared for at the school, and parents and staff agree. Pupils’ friendships are important to them.​

Osted logoOfsted Inspection Date: 10-11 September 2014

Overall effectiveness: Good

  • Achievement of pupils: Good
  • Quality of teaching: Good
  • Behaviour and safety of pupils: Good
  • Leadership and management: Good

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school.

  • Pupils make good progress from their starting points in all key stages, including the Early Years Foundation Stage, and achieve well. Some pupils make outstanding progress in Years 3 and 4.
  • The quality of teaching is good because teachers use assessment well to ensure that work is given that enables pupils to make good progress.
  • There are many opportunities for extended learning, including a wide range of extra-curricular clubs for pupils to enjoy. 
  • Pupils have positive attitudes towards their learning. In particular, pupils’ spiritual, moral and social development is all promoted well.
  • All agree that pupils behave well and are polite and considerate towards adults and each other. Consequently pupils feel safe. 
  • The headteacher has a strong drive for school improvement and this is shared by teachers. They rigorously check to make sure that pupils do not fall behind in their learning.
  • Pupils are known well as individuals and are cared for well, including those with particular needs. Consequently they grow in confidence and selfesteem. 
  • The governing body is well informed about how well the school is doing and gives effective support and challenge.

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