Moggerhanger Primary School

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About Moggerhanger Primary School

Name Moggerhanger Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Miss Karen Hayward
Address Blunham Road, Bedford, MK44 3RD
Phone Number 01767640270
Phase Primary
Type Foundation school
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 119
Local Authority Central Bedfordshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school. Select Children make a good start to their education during the Early Years Foundation Stage. The majority reach the level of development expected for their age by the time they enter Year 1.

Most pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics. Standards are in line with expectations by the time they leave Year 4. Pupils who are eligible for pupil premium funding are making good progress and the gaps in attainment between them and other pupils are closing rapidly.

Pupils love coming to school and say that they feel safe and secure. Their attendance is above average and improving. Governors know the school well.

Th...ey make regular visits to school, observe lessons and provide effective challenge to school leaders. The new headteacher has a clear vision for the school. She has a good understanding of the current strengths and areas for development.

Pupils behave well and are keen to help each other to perfect skills both in class and at play. All teachers and adults in school set high expectations to ensure that everyone is included in making good progress. Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is good.

This helps to prepare pupils for life in modern Britain. It is not yet an outstanding school because : The most able make good progress overall, but sometimes in mathematics, their work is not well-presented and some tasks are too easy for them. Although the curriculum is generally broad and balanced, the activities set in some subjects are not always inspiring or imaginative enough to hold pupils' attention and make them really think.

Information about this school

Moggerhanger lower school is a much smaller than the average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is well below average. Currently there are no pupils who speak English as an additional language.

At 13%, the proportion of pupils supported through the pupil premium (additional government funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and looked after children) is well below average. At 5%, the proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs, supported through school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs, is below average. Currently there are no pupils supported through school action.

Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage attend full time. The school runs a breakfast club and an after-school club. The headteacher took up her post in September 2014.

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