Nutgrove Methodist Primary School

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About Nutgrove Methodist Primary School


Name Nutgrove Methodist Primary School
Website http://www.nutgroveprimary.co.uk
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
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Address Govett Road, Nutgrove, St Helens, WA9 5NH
Phone Number 01744678400
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Methodist
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 206 (51.5% boys 48.5% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.4
Academy Sponsor Epworth Education Trust
Local Authority St. Helens
Percentage Free School Meals 14.10%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.4%
Persistent Absence 5.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 15.4%
Highlights from Latest Inspection
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Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. From their individual starting points, pupils make outstanding progress as they travel through the school.

Progress is rapid and sustained over a period of time. Attainment over the last three years has always been above average. By the end of Key Stage 2, attainment in English and mathematics is well above average.

The relationships are excellent and this supports pupils' very effective learning. Lessons are exciting and provide relevant and very worthwhile experiences for all pupils. Teaching assistants are highly trained and make a huge impact on pupils' learning in reading, writing and mathematics.

Disabled pupils an...d those with special educational needs are exceptionally well supported. Pupils supported by the pupil premium make the same outstanding progress as others in the school. The work they are set is very well matched to all their needs and progress is rapid and sustained over a period of time.

The headteacher is the driving force in ensuring a high standard of education. He ensures that the spiritual, moral, social and cultural aspects of learning permeate throughout the whole-school community. The school motto, 'My Best Always, Everywhere' underpins all the school's values.

Rigorous assessment of how well the school is doing provides sharply focused improvement plans for English and mathematics. Improvement has been rapid. Leaders have rightly recognised that providing as many opportunities as possible for pupils to practise their literacy and mathematical skills across the subjects is an area for further development.

Technology is a huge strength. Pupils' computing skills are advanced due to high-quality provision and high expectations from teaching staff. Sports provision is extremely well organised.

Pupils enjoy all aspects of high-quality coaching. Attendance is well above average. Behaviour and safety contribute to outstanding outcomes.

Information about this school

Nutgrove Methodist Aided Primary School is an average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils who are supported by pupil premium funding is in line with the national average. The pupil premium is additional government funding provided for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those children who are looked after by the local authority.

The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs supported through school action is higher than the average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is lower than average. Most pupils are of White British heritage.

The proportion who speak English as an additional language, although increasing, is well below average. The school meets the government's current floor standards that set out the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress in English and mathematics. The school runs a breakfast club, which is managed by the governing body, and many after-school clubs.