Pebsham Primary Academy

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About Pebsham Primary Academy

Name Pebsham Primary Academy
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mr Mike Benton
Address School Place, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2PU
Phone Number 01424215175
Phase Academy
Type Academy sponsor led
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 203
Local Authority East Sussex
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school This is a happy, caring school. Pupils are proud of their school and of their achievements. They behave well and are respectful to each other and to adults.

Good leadership, from senior leaders, governors and the trust, has secured improvements since the previous inspection. Staff are very proud to work at Pebsham. They share leaders' determination to continue to improve outcomes for all pupils.

Leaders' focus on ensuring that pupils learn well across the wider curriculum is effective. The interesting, well-planned activities ensure that pupils deepen their skills, knowledge and understanding across a range of subjects. Leaders' priority ...on promoting pupils' mental and emotional well-being is a highly successful aspect of their work.

As a result, pupils have an excellent understanding about how to keep healthy, both in body and mind. The leadership of teaching is effective. As a result, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is typically good, although there remain some inconsistencies.

Effective action has been taken to improve the teaching of mathematics. Leaders keep a close eye on this to make sure that the new approach is increasingly embedded. Much good work has been done to improve pupils' outcomes in reading.

Nonetheless, there is more to do to make sure that pupils make even better progress. Pupils generally make good progress. However, too few are working at the higher standards in reading, writing and mathematics.

Leaders have established a strong culture of safeguarding. Pupils feel very safe in school and are well looked after. Children achieve well in the early years.

As in the rest of the school, sometimes activities do not provide the challenge needed for children to excel. Attendance is good for many pupils. However, the attendance of some pupils remains stubbornly low.

Information about this school

Pebsham is smaller than the average-sized school. The school became a member of The Kemnal Academy Trust (TKAT) in January 2014. The board of trustees delegates many responsibilities to the local governing body.

The headteacher is held accountable by the regional executive director, who also monitors the work of the local governing body. Children in the early years are taught in one full-time Reception class. Most pupils are of White British heritage.

The proportion of pupils with SEND is similar to the national average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is also similar to the national average. The school runs a breakfast and after-school club which is managed by the academy.

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