Brockhurst Primary School

Name Brockhurst Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address Avery Lane, Gosport, PO12 4SL
Phone Number 02392580471
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 381 (56.2% boys 43.8% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.3
Local Authority Hampshire
Percentage Free School Meals 33.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.9%
Persistent Absence 11.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.7%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (04 June 2019)
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Information about this school

Brockhurst Primary School is an average-sized primary school. Brockhurst Infant School and Brockhurst Junior School amalgamated in September 2016. The school is on two sites, referred to as the ?north campus? and the ?south campus?. Most pupils are of White British background. The proportion of pupils identified with SEND is low.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school This is a good school. The headteacher and deputy have been effective in ensuring that the former infant and junior schools work well together. Governors are committed to the school and supportive of leaders. They carry out their roles professionally and provide a high level of challenge. Pupils? spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well. Pupils have a secure understanding of life in modern multicultural Britain. Pupils are well behaved. Relationships between pupils, and between adults and pupils, are strong. Staff are proud to be a part of the primary school and feel that they are developed well. The school is developing a broad, balanced and interesting curriculum that helps pupils understand the world around them. Strong leadership ensures that pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) continue to make good progress across the curriculum. Safeguarding is effective. Staff and governors receive appropriate, up-to-date training that provides them with the knowledge and skills to keep pupils safe. Additional funding is used effectively. Disadvantaged pupils? progress is improving across the curriculum. Most pupils make progress in reading, writing and mathematics. However, teachers do not use assessment well enough to ensure that progress is consistently good. Children get off to a good start in the Reception Year. However, teachers do not always ensure that children are suitably challenged, particularly in their independent learning.