This is an outstanding school Although new to the school, the headteacher continues to provide the inspirational leadership, and excellent teaching, established by the previous headteacher.
With senior and middle leaders, the headteacher maintains high expectations and aspirations for the academic and social success of every pupil. Governors are highly committed and ensure that the school provides an excellent education for all. They provide leaders with strong support and challenge in equal measure.
Teachers plan highly effective learning which enables all pupils to extend their skills, knowledge and understanding across all subjects. Visionary leadership in ...Reception ensures that children make rapid progress in their reading, writing and mathematical skills. Children are extremely well prepared for learning in Year 1.
Pupils develop very strong mathematical skills. Teachers plan appropriately challenging lessons to deepen pupils' understanding. Pupils make rapid progress in reading.
Through high-quality texts, pupils develop a keen understanding of how writers use language to create character, plot and setting. Pupils relish all opportunities that school provides and have very positive attitudes to learning. In all year groups, pupils make rapid progress and attain very well.
Attainment in core subjects at the end of key stages 1 and 2 is significantly above national averages. Pupils are extremely well prepared for the next stage of their education. Pupils' safety is of the highest priority.
Staff are well trained and vigilant. Pupils' behaviour is exemplary and all demonstrate care and consideration for others. Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) typically make rapid progress from their varying starting points.
The curriculum is broad, balanced and rich in creativity. Pupils' curiosity about the world is fully stimulated and developed in most areas of the curriculum. However, a few subjects do not provide as much challenge as others.
Information about this school
The school is slightly smaller than an average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils who are disadvantaged and supported by pupil premium funding is below the national average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below the national average.
The proportion of pupils with SEND is below the national average. The proportion of pupils with education, health and care plans is below average. Most pupils are of White British heritage with small numbers of pupils from a range of different minority ethnic backgrounds.