Meadow Green Primary School

Name Meadow Green Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Meadow Road, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6EQ
Phone Number 01564823495
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 307 (54.4% boys 45.6% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.8
Local Authority Worcestershire
Percentage Free School Meals 14%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.6%
Persistent Absence 8.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 15.3%%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher and leaders have successfully improved the quality of teaching and pupils' outcomes since the last inspection.

This is a good and improving school. Effective teaching is resulting in good rates of pupils' progress for most pupils in year groups and in a wide range of subjects. Teaching assistants are skilled in supporting the learning of individuals and groups of pupils.

They make sure that no pupil is left behind. The curriculum provides pupils with a good range of enrichment activities, visits and visitors, which extend their experiences and personal development. There are not enough opportunities for pupils to further d...evelop their skills in writing at length in different subjects.

Pupils are enthusiastic and keen learners who try hard and behave well in lessons and around the school. They take on extra responsibilities and help those less fortunate than themselves through fundraising. Pupils do not have sufficient opportunities to apply their numeracy skills to solve real-life mathematical problems.

Pupils have a good understanding of how to keep safe, including when using the internet. Early years provision is good. Each day children are involved in exciting activities, which rouse their curiosity and promote a love of learning.

They are well prepared for Year 1. Parents do not receive enough information about the learning and progress their children make. The governing body has improved since the last inspection.

Governors know the strengths and weaknesses of the school. They are, therefore, able to provide effective support and challenge to school leaders, so that the school continues to improve.

Information about this school

The school is larger than the average-sized primary school.

Early years provision is part time in Nursery and full time in Reception. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is average.

An average proportion of pupils are in receipt of an education, health and care plan. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium is well below average. The school's deprivation indicator is below average.

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. There is little mobility within the school. Very few pupils join 'in year'.

Most pupils stay at the school throughout their primary years. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which are the minimum standards expected nationally for pupils' attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6. The school runs breakfast and after-school clubs.