Berridge Primary and Nursery School

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About Berridge Primary and Nursery School

Name Berridge Primary and Nursery School
Ofsted Inspections
Mr James Tee
Address Brushfield Site, Berridge Road West, Nottingham, NG7 5LE
Phone Number 01159155813
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 613
Local Authority Nottingham
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The school provides a broad and balanced curriculum which promotes pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural education well. Pupils are prepared well for life in modern Britain. Leaders have a clear vision for improvement.

Leaders at all levels are effective in bringing about improvements. Teaching is good. Pupils make good progress from their different starting points, particularly in reading, writing and mathematics.

Children in the early years make a good start to their school life. From their different starting points, children make good and often better progress. Leaders and staff make effective use of additional funding includin...g the pupil premium.

Disadvantaged pupils make good and often better progress. Pupils behave and conduct themselves well at all times of the school day. They have impeccable manners.

Pupils' personal development is promoted very well. Relationships are positive. There is an ethos of mutual respect.

Pupils are kept, and feel, safe. The governing body is effective in supporting and holding leaders to account. Staff develop pupils' language skills very well.

Teachers are skilled in helping pupils to understand and use important vocabulary in different subjects. Teaching assistants provide effective support for pupils' learning. Teachers have good subject knowledge.

They often plan effectively, sequences of learning that enable pupils to make good progress. Sometimes, teachers do not match work as well as they could to pupils' abilities in different subjects, particularly for the most able. Pupils are making improving progress in phonics.

However, sometimes they are not as confident as they could be in applying their knowledge to spell unfamiliar words. Pupils are making improving progress in mathematics. However, teachers do not ensure consistently well that pupils apply their knowledge to reason and solve problems.

Teachers' expectations of the accuracy of pupils' spelling, grammar and punctuation are sometimes not as high as they could be. Leaders take a range of actions to emphasise the importance of attendance to parents. Nonetheless, persistent absence is too high.

Information about this school

Berridge Nursery and Primary School is much larger than an average-sized primary school. The school is based on two sites: one for the early years and key stage 1, the other for key stage 2. Since the previous inspection, an assistant headteacher has been appointed who is responsible for developing teaching and learning.

A new chair of the governing body was appointed in 2018. The school receives support from the local authority through regular visits and support, including through the Nottingham Schools Trust. The school has a breakfast club.

The proportions of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds and of pupils who speak English as an additional language are above those seen nationally. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is above the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is similar to the national average.

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