Fosse Way Academy


Name Fosse Way Academy
Website http://www.fosse-way-academy.org
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 28 March 2017
Address Ash Grove, North Hykeham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 8DU
Phone Number 01522682020
Type Academy
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 579 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.6
Percentage Free School Meals 8.2%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.1%

Information about this school

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish. This is a larger than average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils for whom the pupil premium provides support is below the national average. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is below the national average. The proportion of pupils who have an education, health and care plan or a statement for their special educational needs and/or disabilities is below the national average. The school meets the government’s current floor standard, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is good. Consequently, current pupils are making good progress. The headteacher leads the school well. He is ably supported by other senior and middle leaders. Leaders at all levels have astutely planned the training for all staff. Staff have good subject knowledge and communicate this well to increase the pupils’ progress. Pupils’ cultural knowledge is promoted well. They learn about their local heritage and how the geographical characteristics of the area have influenced the area’s development. Pupils take pride about being at the school. They are smartly dressed and are very polite to visitors. The curriculum is exciting and inspirational. Pupils have good opportunities to develop their artistic, scientific and computing skills. Phonics is taught well. The pupils’ outcomes for phonics are above the national average. Children have a great start in the early years. The relationships between adults and the children are good. The children’s outcomes at the end of Reception are consistently above the national average. The large majority of parents are supportive of the school.