Furze Infant School

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About Furze Infant School

Name Furze Infant School
Ofsted Inspections
Executive Headteacher Mrs Junaida Bana
Address Bennett Road, Chadwell Heath, Romford, RM6 6ES
Phone Number 02082704420
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 492
Local Authority Barking and Dagenham
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The executive headteacher provides strong leadership for the school. The hard federation with Warren Junior School offers strong capacity for future improvement. Leaders, including governors, have a realistic understanding of the school's strengths and areas for development.

Pupils' attainment at the end of key stage 1 is above the national average in reading, writing and mathematics. Children make good progress in early years, and attainment is higher than the national average at the end of Reception Year. Phonics is taught well and pupils attain highly in the Year 1 phonics screening check.

Disadvantaged pupils and pupils with special e...ducational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) make strong progress from their starting points. Behaviour is outstanding and pupils report that they feel safe and well cared for. Pupils show respect and consideration to the needs of others.

Differences are respected, and the diversity of the local community is celebrated. Teaching is good, but there is still some variability, which affects pupils' outcomes. Opportunities for children to write independently in early years are limited.

Attendance is improving and is in line with the national average.

Information about this school

The school entered into a hard federation with Warren Junior School in 2010. Both schools share one governing body and are led by an executive headteacher.

The day-to-day organisation of the infants' school is led by the head of school and supported by two assistant headteachers. The school is larger than the average-sized infant school, and the proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is well above the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is in line with that in most schools nationally.

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