|Name||North Heath Community Primary School|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good|
|Address||Erica Way, Horsham, RH12 5XL|
|Religious Character||Does Not Apply|
|Number of Pupils||399 (49.6% boys 50.4% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||20.5|
|Local Authority||West Sussex|
|Percentage Free School Meals||7%|
|Percentage English is Not First Language||5.8%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||8.4%|
|Catchment Area Indicator Available||Yes|
|Last Distance Offered Available||No|
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (14 November 2017)
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Information about this school
The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is larger than the average-sized primary school. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium is much lower than that found in most primary schools. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is below the national average. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below the national average.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is a good school The school is a welcoming and hard-working community. Its calm, purposeful atmosphere enables teachers and pupils to make good use of their time in school. Leaders and governors have secured significant developments in teaching and assessment during the past year. As a result, the quality of pupils’ learning has improved. Pupils make strong progress, and standards of achievement are rising across the school. However, teaching does not deepen learning sufficiently for the most able pupils to achieve as well as they could in writing and other subjects. Pupils behave well. They are keen to do well, and listen carefully to their teachers. Pupils are safe and feel secure. Effective teaching and good leadership during the early years prepares children well for the next stage of their learning. The governing body supports and challenges school leaders effectively. Governors share leaders’ high aspirations for pupils and are committed to securing further improvements. Leaders do not use the school’s detailed records of behaviour as fully as they could to identify underlying trends or to check the success of support provided for individual pupils.