Colegrave Primary School

Name Colegrave Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 13 June 2017
Address Henniker Road, London, E15 1JY
Phone Number 02085340243
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 609 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 14.9
Local Authority Newham
Percentage Free School Meals 23%
Percentage English is Not First Language 68.3%
Persisitent Absence 9.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 10.7%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is larger than the average-sized primary school. The school serves a diverse community, with pupils coming from a variety of different backgrounds. The largest groups are from Bengali and White Eastern European backgrounds. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above average. The proportion of pupils who are disadvantaged is also above average. The percentage of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is higher than that found nationally. The school has an additional resource provision for 14 pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school The inspirational leadership of the headteacher is a key factor in the significant improvements that the school has made since the previous inspection. Senior leaders and governors share a compelling vision for the school. Staff and governors have great confidence in the headteacher. Staff morale is high and they work together very effectively. Senior leaders have high expectations of staff and pupils. Through very effective training and monitoring, they have successfully raised the quality of teaching and, as a result, pupils’ overall progress is now outstanding. Across the school, disadvantaged pupils and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are making similar outstanding progress to their classmates. A highly engaging curriculum stimulates the young minds and stokes their desire to acquire deeper knowledge and understanding. Governors are very well informed. They support the school well and provide suitable challenge for school leaders. Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is very actively promoted and pupils have an exceptionally strong understanding of British values. Children get off to an excellent start in the early years. The learning environment is extremely well planned and teaching is outstanding. Children make excellent progress in all areas of learning. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. They have an excellent understanding of their rights and responsibilities and are great ambassadors for the school’s values. Pupils feel very safe and highly valued by their teachers. Safeguarding is at the heart of the school’s work. Staff are vigilant and fully aware of the procedures to follow to raise a concern. Pupils in the additional resource provision are nurtured and cared for exceptionally well. Pupils capable of achieving higher standards are not challenged consistently well across the curriculum.