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Inspire, Achieve, Celebrate

Ofsted report

 

 

Ofsted said:

“Parents say they are impressed with….the commitment of adults in the school, who are ‘striving for the best for our children’.”

“Leaders, including governors, communicate a clear strategy for continuing improvement.”

“Governors recognise that the vibrancy of the school has changed under [the Headteacher’s] leadership and that it is moving forward rapidly.”

“Parents notice [the school’s] commitment to making staff and leaders visible and accessible.”

 

“Children in the early years...achieve well across all areas of the foundation stage…[and] make a strong start to key stage 1.”

“Leaders actions ensure that all teaching is good and improving strongly.”

“..all pupils benefit from daily high-quality teaching in class in reading, writing and mathematics..”

“In lessons pupils respond positively to the stretch and challenge that is routinely expected in every lesson.”

“Pupils progress well in their learning at school because [leaders] ensure teachers prioritise ‘teaching the right things to the right pupils at the right time’.”

“..Leaders check the progress of pupils regularly and use a wide range of information about pupils’ learning to help shape programmes of support so that they are bespoke for each pupil.”

“Leaders know which pupils are at risk of not meeting the expected standards for their age and have prioritised support appropriately.”

 

“Pupil attendance is high and well above the national average. No pupils are persistently absent.”

“Pupils carefully follow the rules set out by adults.”

“Pupils want to learn and show courteous behaviour in lessons.”

“[Pupils] enjoy making their contribution to building a happy, safe school…”