Great Coates Primary School

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About Great Coates Primary School

Name Great Coates Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Miss Emma Emson
Address Cromwell Road, Grimsby, DN37 9EN
Phone Number 01472808608
Phase Academy
Type Academy converter
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 318
Local Authority North East Lincolnshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher provides strong leadership and, with the support of her effective deputy, has ensured that this is a good and rapidly improving school.

Senior leaders have taken effective action to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. As a result, it is now good, as are pupils' outcomes. Pupils make good progress as they move up through the school.

They are well prepared for secondary school by the time they leave. The school has benefited from support provided by the multi-academy trust (the trust) to which it belongs. The curriculum has been thoughtfully developed by leaders.

There are good opportunities fo...r pupils to develop knowledge and skills across a wide range of subjects. Children are well taught in the early years and make good progress. They are well prepared for the beginning of key stage 1.

Relationships between pupils and adults are positive. Pupils' conduct around school is good. They are polite and show respect to each other.

Pupils feel safe and secure. They are confident that adults in the school will deal with any concerns they may have. Governors are well informed and know their school well.

They provide the right level of support and challenge. Some pupils in key stage 1 are not making the progress of which they are capable in reading. In some classes, pupils, including those who are most-able, are not developing a deeper understanding of the mathematics they are learning.

Recently appointed middle leaders are keen to bring about improvements in their areas of responsibility. However, their skills are not developed fully.

Information about this school

The school is an average-sized primary school.

The school converted to become an academy and joined Healing Multi-Academy Trust in 2016. When its predecessor school was last inspected by Ofsted, it was judged to require improvement overall. The school is governed by Healing Multi-Academy Trust.

The local governing body has full delegated responsibility. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils with special educational needs is below average.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils, who are known to be eligible for support through the pupil premium funding, is above average. The early years includes a Nursery class where children attend part time. The school provides a breakfast club each morning for pupils.

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