Cayton Community Primary School

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About Cayton Community Primary School

Name Cayton Community Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Juliet Monaghan
Address Mill Lane, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3NN
Phone Number 01723582910
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 5-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 201
Local Authority North Yorkshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school A strengthened senior leadership team has successfully improved teaching. Outcomes, thereby, have risen in Key Stages 1 and 2 as well as in the Early Years. Governance is effective.

Governors' deeper understanding of their duties and responsibilities has increased their effectiveness and their impact on school improvement. They relentlessly challenge leaders to procure the best possible outcomes for all groups of pupils. Teaching is good.

Teachers use a creative curriculum to plan exciting topics that interest and engage pupils. As a result, pupils enjoy lessons and are thoroughly involved in their learning. Assessment procedures are

Ambitious targets are set for all pupils and the progress of each individual is carefully monitored. The number of pupils making more than expected progress across all subjects has risen accordingly. Pupils are proud to attend Cayton Primary School.

They are well-mannered and behave very respectfully towards each other and adults. A friendly and caring, family-feel ethos is prevalent. The early years provision offers a vibrant, welcoming environment where children quickly settle to well-practised routines.

This affords the youngest children a positive start to their education and enables them to progress well. Disabled pupils and those with special educational needs are well supported by experienced staff. Strong links with parents and specialists mean that progress is good and needs are met.

It is not yet an outstanding school because : The delegation of leadership from the effective senior leadership team is not firmly established in every subject area. The impact of teaching assistants is not uniformly effective across all classes. There is potential to raise the achievements of the most able.

Information about this school

Cayton Primary School is a slightly smaller than average primary school. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is similar to schools nationally. There are lower than average proportions of pupils with special educational needs.

The vast majority of pupils are of White British heritage and there are no pupils currently for whom English is an additional language. The school meets the government's floor standards, which set out the government's minimum standards for pupils' progress and outcomes. The school has a slightly higher mobility rate than schools nationally.

The school offers a range of extra-curricular activities before and after school hours. A building project is currently underway to provide extra classrooms and to improve the outdoor facilities for pupils. This has been commissioned as a result of extra housing being built within the local community and consequently an expected rise in the numbers of children on roll.

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