Armitage CofE Primary School

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About Armitage CofE Primary School

Name Armitage CofE Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Gaynor Stubbs
Address Rostron Avenue, Ardwick, Manchester, M12 5NP
Phone Number 01612734654
Phase Primary
Type Voluntary controlled school
Age Range 2-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 487
Local Authority Manchester
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school Leaders and governors have established a culture of excellence throughout the school. Leadership at all levels is dynamic and characterised by high expectations and close partnership working.

This results in high- quality teaching and outcomes. An exemplary partnership with parents and carers ensures that the needs of pupils are closely met. The curriculum is broad, exciting and purposeful.

It motivates pupils and prepares them exceptionally well for life beyond school. Teachers have excellent subject knowledge. Teaching is tailored to meet pupils' needs exceptionally well.

This enables pupils to make outstanding progress... in their learning. The school is highly inclusive. Leaders ensure that a deep respect for, and understanding of, others is threaded through the school.

Children make good progress in the early years due to effective teaching. On occasion, staff interactions do not deepen children's learning fully. Pupils' conduct is exemplary.

Pupils show highly positive attitudes to their learning. Early years provision is good and improving. Leaders and governors are developing their knowledge of good practice for the youngest children to ensure that it is of the same high quality as elsewhere in the school.

Leaders pay a high level of attention to ensuring that pupils are safe and well protected. Pupils develop a mature awareness of how to keep themselves safe.

Information about this school

This is a larger-than-average-sized primary school.

A larger-than-average proportion of pupils are from minority ethnic groups. The largest ethnic group represented in the school is Black or Black British-African. The next biggest group is White British.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils eligible for the pupil premium is above the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is above average. The school operates a breakfast club for its pupils.

In January 2019, the school extended its nursery provision to include provision for two-year-old children. The school is designated as a Church of England primary school. The school's last section 48 inspection took place in November 2014.

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