Camrose Primary With Nursery

Name Camrose Primary With Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 20 February 2018
Address St David’s Drive, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6JH
Phone Number 0209523272
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 445 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.6
Local Authority Harrow
Percentage Free School Meals 10.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 84%
Persisitent Absence 7.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 8.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

Camrose Primary with Nursery is larger than the average-sized school. There have been significant changes to the leadership team since the previous inspection. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is higher than the national average. A higher proportion of pupils than average have SEN and/or disabilities. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is lower than the national average. A special school shares the site but was not part of this inspection. The school runs a breakfast club and a wide range of after-school activities.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher is having a positive impact, raising expectations and pupils’ outcomes. Senior leaders work effectively to ensure that all pupils make good progress. Governors offer strong guidance, support and challenge to school leaders. Teaching is good and assessment information is used skilfully to ensure that pupils’ attainment is rising year on year. Early years provision is good and most children make strong progress. The teaching of phonics is good and an above-average proportion meet the expected standard by the end of Year 1. Pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics across the school. Pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities make good progress from their starting points. Increased challenge for most-able pupils has resulted in a higher proportion attaining greater depth in their learning. Disadvantaged pupils make good progress and the additional support they receive is effective. Effective use of the sport premium funding has improved the range of activities available in physical education. Safeguarding is effective and pupils report that they feel safe and well cared for. Pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding. Pupils are prepared extremely well for life in modern Britain. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. Pupils are impeccable in their courtesy, care and sensitivity to the needs of others. Attendance is improving and is in line with the national average. The curriculum is broad and balanced. However, standards in the wider curriculum are not as high as in English, mathematics and science. Most-able children in the early years make stronger progress in reading and writing than in mathematics. Children in Reception are not given sufficient opportunities to write independently.