Idle CofE Primary School

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About Idle CofE Primary School

Name Idle CofE Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Anne Mason
Address Boothroyd Drive, Idle, Bradford, BD10 8LU
Phone Number 01274410111
Phase Primary
Type Voluntary aided school
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 417
Local Authority Bradford
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school.

Achievement is outstanding. Pupils progress extremely well in every way. They are very well prepared for the next step in their education.

Most children start school with skills and knowledge in line with those expected for their age. They make outstanding progress and considerably exceed national expectations by the time they leave school at the end of Year 6. The proportion of pupils exceeding expected rates of progress in mathematics, however, is not as high as in English, especially the girls.

The quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers have excellent subject knowledge and know the needs of their pupils very wel...l. As a result, pupils are inspired by and highly engaged in learning in lessons.

Pupils' behaviour is outstanding. Pupils are very well mannered, polite and have a deep commitment to the learning of their peers whom they help all the time. Pupils have an excellent understanding of all forms of bullying.

They feel safe in school and are well cared for. The school is expertly led and managed by the headteacher. There is a highly successful and shared vision of the pursuit of excellent teaching and achievement and of high standards in all of the school's work.

The governing body hold leaders to account stringently, and challenge as well as support the school. They expertly evaluate their own performance and that of the teachers by comparing the achievement of pupils at the school with those nationally.

Information about this school

Idle C of E Primary is an average sized primary school.

The vast majority of pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs supported through school action is below average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is average.

The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium, including those known to be eligible for free school meals, is below average. The pupil premium is additional funding for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, children from service families and those children that are looked after. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for attainment and progress in English and mathematics.

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