Egton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

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Egton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School


Name Egton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Website http://www.egton.n-yorks.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 05 June 2013
Address Egton, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1UT
Phone Number 01947895369
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 52 (42% boys 58% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.5
Local Authority North Yorkshire
Percentage Free School Meals 0%
Percentage English is Not First Language 0%
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

This is a much smaller than averaged-sized primary school. Most pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils supported at school action is average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement for special educational needs is average. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for pupil premium is average. (Pupil premium is additional funding for those who are known to be eligible for free school meals, children from service families and those that are looked after.) The headteacher teaches three and a half days of the week. The number of pupils who join the school other than in the Reception Year is much higher than average. The school meets the government’s current minimum floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The school has undergone a significant number of staffing changes during this academic year. The organisation of classes has also changed this academic year due to alterations within the school that have resulted in more teaching classrooms.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The inspirational headteacher, with her very dedicated team of staff and governors meet the needs of all of the pupils exceptionally well and are determined to make the school even better. As a result, the school is improving rapidly and leadership and management are outstanding. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. All pupils at this exceptionally welcoming and caring school become confident and highly motivated learners. They get along exceptionally well together and show very high levels of respect to adults and each other. They feel safe here. They are excellent ambassadors for their school. Pupils’ achievements are good and improving very rapidly because of the new organisation for classes. The work pupils are given to do and the care they receive from the staff is exceedingly well matched to their individual needs. Pupils’ progress in English is outstanding. Teaching is good and rapidly improving because of the very positive impact of the recent training for teachers to move good teaching to outstanding. Teaching staff provide lessons that pupils thoroughly enjoy and they cater well for the large age range and the very wide ability range in each class. It is not yet an outstanding school because : The recent rapid improvements in pupils’ progress and the quality of teaching have not been sustained over a longer period of time. Pupils’ progress in mathematics is not as fast as it is in English.