Jessie Younghusband Primary School

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Jessie Younghusband Primary School

Name Jessie Younghusband Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address Woodlands Lane, Chichester, PO19 5PA
Phone Number 01243782192
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 212 (49.5% boys 50.5% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.5
Local Authority West Sussex
Percentage Free School Meals 6.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 7.9%
Persistent Absence 1.6%
Pupils with SEN Support 2.8%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (26 February 2019)
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Information about this school

This is a smaller than average-sized primary school. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils receiving the pupil premium is well below average. The proportion of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities is well below average The school shares its site with a special school, which caters for pupils with complex learning needs.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Leaders are very effective. They are ambitious and are working on the correct priorities to maintain the school?s development. As a result, pupils receive a good standard of education. Teaching across the school is good. Teachers and teaching assistants work very well together. They use good questioning to check pupils understand what is being taught. Consequently, most pupils make good progress. Leaders work to improve pupils? outcomes in mathematics is successful. Pupils? achievement in mathematics is good and improving. Teachers use interesting and engaging books well to stimulate pupils? writing. Pupils? writing skills are good, especially in Key Stage 1. Leaders have developed an exciting curriculum covering inspiring topics in many subjects. Pupils develop strong subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Pupils have many opportunities to deepen and extend the subject knowledge they learn in lessons. They take part in many informative trips and visits. They participate in a wide range of enjoyable before and after school activities. Pupils? personal development and welfare support is outstanding. Pupils attend regularly because they feel safe and enjoy coming to school. Pupils? behaviour is good. Children in the early years receive a good education. They are well prepared for the next steps in their education. Governors work well with leaders. They effectively support and challenge leaders so that the school continues to improve. Some teachers do not use their assessment of pupils? knowledge and understanding consistently well to plan appropriate next steps in learning for all pupils. Some middle leaders? impact on pupils? progress is at an early stage.