Falconer’s Hill Infant School

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Falconer’s Hill Infant School

Name Falconer’s Hill Infant School
Website http://www.falconershillinfants.com/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 11 September 2013
Address Ashby Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 0QF
Phone Number 01327702878
Type Academy
Age Range 5-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.0
Academy Sponsor Inmat
Local Authority Northamptonshire
Percentage Free School Meals 16.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 17.6%
Persisitent Absence 9.4%
Pupils with SEN Support 10.2%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

This is an averaged size primary school. The large majority of pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is below average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs who are supported at school action is above average. The proportions who are supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs are well above average. The proportion of pupils who are known to be eligible for the pupil premium (additional government funding to assist certain groups, which in this school applies to pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those in the care of the local authority) is average.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Pupils make good progress and achieve well in all subjects. By the time they leave school pupils’ overall standards of attainment are above average. Teaching is consistently good and there is some that is outstanding. Other adults in lessons are highly skilled and make a valuable contribution to pupils’ good progress. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding in lessons and around the school. They are managed extremely well by all staff and say they feel very safe in school. The school promotes pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development very well. Senior leaders and governors do a good job. They have a very clear understanding of what the school does well and where improvement lies. They ensure that the management of performance results in improving teaching across the school. It is not yet an outstanding school because : Not enough teaching is outstanding to drive pupils’ progress more rapidly. Occasionally, work in lessons is not matched accurately to pupils’ ability and expectations are not always high enough, particularly of the more able. The pace of learning slows in some lessons because teachers spend too long at the start of lessons, going over work already learned or explaining the tasks to come.