Brackley Church of England Junior School

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About Brackley Church of England Junior School

Name Brackley Church of England Junior School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Rosalyne Peet
Address Manor Road, BRACKLEY, NN13 6EE
Phone Number 01280707060
Phase Primary
Type Voluntary controlled school
Age Range 7-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 199
Local Authority West Northamptonshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher's strong determination and commitment to raising standards have led to rapid improvements in the quality of teaching following an unsettled period with many staff changes. Governors are highly effective.

They are fully committed and understand their role in improving the quality of education well. They are fully informed about the progress pupils make. They are actively involved in the life of the school and robustly hold leaders to account for the standards pupils achieve.

Teaching, learning and assessment are now good. Consequently, pupils are now making stronger progress in reading, writing and mathematics. Teachers pla...n imaginative lessons.

The broad and interesting curriculum captures the interest of all pupils. Pupils say that learning is 'fun'. Other subjects are taught well.

Pupils enjoy their lessons and get on well with one another. Pupils feel safe in school. The school environment is calm and purposeful.

Safeguarding systems are robustly followed. The core values of the school run through all that it does. These values are well known and understood by pupils.

Most parents are very positive and supportive of the school. They say that their child is safe and happy. A number praise the care and support that their child receives.

Efforts to improve the teaching of mathematics have been successful. Pupils are undertaking more challenging problems and are better able to explain their thinking. There have been strong improvements in pupils' writing.

The quality of pupils' handwriting has improved considerably. Pupils write in different styles and for a variety of purposes and audiences. Some pupils do not take enough care with their spelling.

Some teachers do not always provide sufficient opportunities for pupils to write in different styles or at length in other subjects such as history and science. Occasionally, work for some disadvantaged and most-able pupils is not always carefully matched to their needs. This means that they do not always achieve what they are capable of.

Information about this school

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. This school is smaller than the average-sized primary school. The large majority of pupils are of White British heritage.

There is an extremely low number of pupils from minority ethnic groups or who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is below the national average. The proportion who have a statement of educational needs or an education, health and care plan is above the national average.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is below the national average. The school has a breakfast club that is operated by the governing body. The school meets the government's current floor standards.

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