Cams Lane Primary School

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About Cams Lane Primary School

Name Cams Lane Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Marie Graves
Address Cams Lane, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3SW
Phone Number 01617248018
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 206 (51.5% boys 48.5% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.6
Local Authority Bury
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Senior leaders' determination and skills drive improvement and promote learning.

Committed governors and a dedicated staff share their senior leaders' ambitions. Consequently, the quality of teaching and learning has rapidly improved since the last inspection. Children in early years get a good start to their life in school.

They make good progress and are well prepared for the key stage 1 curriculum. Pupils achieve well in school, particularly in reading and mathematics, because of the quality of teaching they receive. They make good progress from their starting points and are well prepared for their next stage of education.

Gov...ernors know the school well because they receive high-quality information from senior leaders and frequently visit the school to check for themselves. They ask probing questions and hold leaders closely to account. Teachers' good subject knowledge and effective questioning ensure that pupils develop good levels of skill, particularly in mathematics and science.

Pupils feel safe and enjoy coming to school; consequently, their rate of attendance is above the national average. Pupils' conduct around the school is good. They are eager to participate in the learning activities provided for them.

It is not yet an outstanding school because : Governors do not make the best use of middle leaders' knowledge to inform their checking of the school's performance. Opportunities to enhance communications with parents, particularly those of early years children, are not fully developed. Boys do not write as well as girls.

Some teachers do not make consistently good use of information about what pupils already know when they plan lessons. Opportunities for pupils to enhance their confidence by undertaking roles of responsibility are not fully developed.

Information about this school

Cams Lane Primary is a smaller-than-average primary school.

Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils supported through the pupil premium funding is below average. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs or disability is below average.

The proportion of pupils with a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan is above average. The school meets the requirements for publishing information on its website. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress.

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