Please find below our most recent Ofsted reports.
Headlines from our most recent report...
‘Pupils, including children in the early years, play kindly together. They are proud of their school and are happy to belong to a supportive community. Staff and pupils share relationships that are based on mutual respect. Pupils particularly enjoy eating their lunch with their teachers and talking about their day so far.’
‘Pupils know that there are trusted adults they can turn to if they have any concerns. This helps them to feel safe in school. Many pupils make use of ‘the snug’ to help calm them if they are feeling worried or anxious.’
‘Leaders have high expectations of pupils and how they should behave. Pupils quickly become used to clear routines. They behave well and act sensibly around the school. Older pupils delight in acting as ‘reading buddies’ to younger pupils.’
Pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), learn a broad and balanced curriculum. They rise to leaders’ ambitious expectations and achieve well across a range of subjects.’
‘Leaders plan exciting opportunities to widen pupils’ experiences. Pupils take part in regular school trips. Leaders encourage pupils to have high aspirations for the future. For example, pupils know that achieving well can open the door to more options, such as studying for a degree at university.’
‘Teachers have strong subject knowledge. This helps them to provide clear explanations for pupils. Teachers regularly check to make sure pupils have understood earlier learning. They are quick to spot and address any misconceptions.’
‘Leaders have ensured that reading is at the heart of the curriculum. Children in the Nursery and Reception classes enjoy listening to stories and rhymes. In the Reception class, children lear nphonics successfully from the start. Staff in the early years are equipped well to support children’s speech and language development.’
‘Almost all pupils can read fluently and confidently by the end of Year 2.Pupils in key stage 2 enjoy reading a rich variety of texts. Leaders promote initiatives and challenges that encourage more pupils to read often for pleasure.’
‘Leaders have taken pupils’ prior experiences into account when designing wider development opportunities. They endeavour to raise pupils’ aspirations.’
‘Pupils are accepting of others and value and embrace the differences between people.’
‘Leaders have effective systems in place to identify the needs of pupils with SEND. They ensure that these pupils receive appropriate support. Pupils with SEND are fully involved in all areas of school life. They learn well across the curriculum.’
‘Staff told inspectors that they are happy working at the school. They feel that leaders support them well with their workload and well-being.’
‘Leaders follow any safeguarding concerns up swiftly and they are tenacious in securing help with outside agencies for those pupils and families who may need it. Pupils learn how to keep themselves safe. They understand the potential dangers of being online.’