Our latest Ofsted report says…
Reading is very well promoted within the school and pupils develop a love of books and reading as a result.
Teachers are aspirational for pupils and provide high levels of appropriate challenge which ensures all pupils learn well.
Behaviour is exemplary throughout the school.
Pupils are polite, courteous and well behaved.
Leaders at all levels are highly ambitious for the school and individuals.
Highly effective leadership and management at all levels, including the governing body, have driven considerable important improvements in the school’s work.
Those pupils who are disabled or have special educational needs also do better than similar pupils nationally.
Teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage is outstanding due to excellent resourcing and a high level of challenge.
Teachers ensure pupils are clear about what they are learning. Effective use of questioning helps adults to put right any misconceptions.
Teachers and adults have high expectations of what children and pupils can achieve.
Teachers plan and teach lessons which aim to stretch pupils academically but also aim to systematically develop their spiritual, moral and cultural awareness.
Teaching assistants play a central role in ensuring that pupils eligible for free school meals, disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs make as good progress as their peers.
Teaching strategies and resourcing are carefully targeted to help tackle pupils’ specific difficulties and build their skills and confidence.
The behaviour of pupils is exemplary in classrooms and pupils move around the school site calmly and show a high degree of respect for adults and their peers.
Pupils are enthusiastic learners and are very proud of their school and successes in their learning.
Pupils have a very strong sense of right and wrong because the school promotes moral development very well.
The school fosters excellent relationships as the school staff encourage pupils to show manners and kindness towards others.
Pupils respect each other’s views and listen very carefully to adults and their classmates.
Leaders at all levels are exceptionally ambitious for the school and individual pupils.
The curriculum provides highly memorable learning experiences throughout the school.
Teachers engage pupils exceptionally well in their learning and pupils are very enthusiastic about school as a result.
The school offers families a range of workshops which help parents and carers to be more involved in the learning of their children.
There are very strong links with the parish church and the local community, which help the school to develop pupils’ spiritual and cultural understanding extremely well.
The school takes great care of pupils developing them intellectually and emotionally.
The real sense of belonging to the school and very good moral development are reflected in the children’s outstanding behaviour.
Governors share the vision of the school and state that they have the same passion for the school to secure the very best educational achievement for every child.