|Name||Moor Green Primary Academy|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date✝||09 January 2019|
|Address||Moor Green Lane, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8QP|
|Religious Character||Does Not Apply|
|Number of Pupils||422 (53.3% boys 46.7% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||17.6|
|Academy Sponsor||Reach2 Academy Trust|
|Percentage Free School Meals||31.7%|
|Percentage English is Not First Language||47.5%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||9.1%|
|Catchment Area Information Available||Yes, our catchment area data is FREE|
|Last Distance Offered Information Available||No|
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection✝
Information about this school
The school is above average in size compared with other primary schools. The school joined the REAch2 Academy Trust in September 2015. Almost 80% of pupils are from minority ethnic groups. The group with the largest proportion of pupils is Pakistani. Over half of the pupils speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils supported by funding through the pupil premium is above average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is below average. Mobility is well above average. Many of the pupils joining the school at nonstandard times speak little or no English. The early years is made up of two part-time Nursery classes for three-year-old children and two full-time Reception classes for four- and five-year-olds. The school’s Nursery provision began in September 2018. The school provides a breakfast club for pupils.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is an outstanding school Leaders have ensured that rapid school improvement continues. The curriculum is an important strength of the school. Leaders have carefully considered how pupils can best acquire skills and knowledge as they progress through the school. Senior and middle leaders are effective in helping teachers and teaching assistants improve their practice. Pupils are making strong progress across a range of subjects. This is because teaching challenges pupils of all abilities well. Teachers develop pupils’ reading, writing and mathematical skills effectively. Pupils use these skills to help them learn well in other subjects. Children benefit from high-quality teaching in the early years. Disadvantaged pupils benefit from effective teaching which addresses any barriers to learning. Parents and carers are very positive. They value the school’s work, which encourages their children to be respectful of others and to value their diverse local community. Pupils conduct themselves very well, both during lessons and at breaktimes. They enjoy their learning and thrive on the challenging work set. Pupils are safe, and they know how to keep themselves safe. Although overall attendance rates are below the national average, pupils’ attendance is improving. Punctuality at the start of the school day could be improved further.
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