Greenfield Primary School

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About Greenfield Primary School

Name Greenfield Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mr Mike Wood
Address Shaw Street, Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7AA
Phone Number 01617705525
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 2-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 293
Local Authority Oldham
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Outstanding leadership by the headteacher and other senior leaders over the last few years has rapidly improved achievement and the quality of teaching. Staff are highly committed to do their best for the pupils in the school.

Pupils are enthusiastic about their learning. They make rapid progress and gain very high standards in reading, writing and mathematics. Pupils with disabilities or special educational needs and the most able make rapid progress and their attainment is outstanding.

Pupils for whom there is additional funding (pupil premium) reach standards as high as other pupils in the school and make exceptionally good pr...ogress. Teaching is inspiring and of the highest quality. It is never less than good and often outstanding.

Marking of pupils' work is of a high standard and helps pupils to make rapid progress. However, occasionally mistakes in pupils' spelling are not picked up and addressed. An excellent foundation for learning is laid in the early years for children to thrive exceptionally well and rapidly develop new knowledge and skills.

Inspiring activities capture the children's imaginations. The rich curriculum fosters a love of learning in the pupils. They enjoy the challenges presented through a range of interesting topics, which are further enriched by stimulating visits and visitors and a variety of clubs and activities after school.

Pupils' outstanding behaviour is a major strength of the school. Pupils are polite, respectful and caring towards each other and adults. They feel safe and secure in school.

The pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent. The high standard of care and expectation of their conduct and effort fosters a sense of pride in themselves, the school and the community. The governing body are highly effective in the way in which they carry out their duties.

They provide strong support for the headteacher and staff in the school. The school is well placed to thrive in the future and reach even higher standards.

Information about this school

Greenfield Primary School is a smaller than average primary school.

The vast majority of pupils are of White British Heritage. The proportion of pupils supported through school action is below the national average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is also below average.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils supported by the pupil premium is below the national average. The pupil premium is additional funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and children who are looked after by the local authority. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress in English and mathematics.

The school offers a breakfast and after-school club managed by a private provider. There is an on-site nursery managed by the governing body but this provision was not part of this inspection. The school has achieved a number of awards including the Green Flag Award for their Eco work.

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