|Name||Riseley CofE Primary School|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good|
|Inspection Date||30 March 2017|
|Address||High Street, Riseley, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 1DR|
|Religious Character||Church of England|
|Number of Pupils||220 (50% boys 50% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||24.4|
|Percentage Free School Meals||3.8%|
|Percentage English is Not First Language||0.9%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||12.2%|
|Catchment Area Information Available||Yes, our catchment area data is FREE|
|Last Distance Offered Information Available||No|
Information about this school
The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is in the process of extending its age range to become a full primary school. It currently takes pupils from Reception to Year 4, and also has a Nursery class. From September 2017, the school will include classes for pupils in Year 5 and Year 6. The school is due to relocate to a new site, to accommodate the extended aged range, in August 2017.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is a good school Leaders and governors have ensured that this is a good school, where pupils behave well and make good progress. Staff work collaboratively together in the best interests of pupils. There is a shared sense of pride in the school and commitment to its continued improvement. Relationships between staff and pupils are strong. Teachers know pupils well and plan effectively to meet their individual needs. Pupils behave very well, both in their classrooms and during less structured parts of the day. They know and follow the school’s rules consistently. Parents are very positive about the school. The vast majority of parents would recommend the school to others. Pupils feel safe at school and they that said bullying is rare. They have great faith that staff will quickly sort issues out when they arise. Pupils make good progress in a wide range of subjects from their individual starting points. The early years classes provide children with a good start to their education. The provision is led and managed well. Children benefit from the attractive environment and from teaching that is well tailored to the needs of young children. Governors are not fully effective in holding the school’s leaders to account. They do not place sufficient emphasis on checking that outcomes for pupils remain good. The school’s approach to assessment is not fully developed.