Roberttown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School

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Name Roberttown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School
Website http://www.roberttownschool.co.uk
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
Address Church Road, Roberttown, Liversedge, WF15 8BE
Phone Number 01924403532
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 238 (49.6% boys 50.4% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.2
Local Authority Kirklees
Percentage Free School Meals 6.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 0.8%
Persistent Absence 3.8%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.3%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Almost all pupils make excellent progress at all key stages throughout the school.

Pupils' attainment in reading, writing and mathematics is consistently above national averages. Pupils' progress in reading, writing and mathematics is outstanding. However, the proportion making more than expected progress in mathematics is slightly below that in reading and writing.

Pupils are extremely well cared for and they are very polite and well mannered. The behaviour of pupils and their attitudes to learning are often exemplary. Pupils feel very safe in school and parents overwhelmingly support this view.

Attendance is above the ...national average and has continued to improve over recent years. This is a very inclusive school where every pupil is equally valued and well cared for through the school's pastoral care systems. Bullying is rare and pupils feel very safe.

The quality of teaching is outstanding and staff, at all levels throughout the school, have very high expectations of pupils. This underpins pupils' excellent achievement. Occasionally, teachers' marking does not give pupils enough information about how to improve their work.

The curriculum is very well planned and provides pupils with an interesting range of subjects and topics that ensures that they enjoy school. This also very effectively supports pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development which is outstanding. The quality of leadership and management from the headteacher, senior leaders and governors is a strength of the school.

They have a very clear view of how well the school is doing and what it needs to do to improve further. They demonstrate a clear commitment and determination to drive the continued improvement of teaching and pupils' achievement.

Information about this school

Roberttown is slightly smaller than the average-sized primary school.

The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is well below the national average. (The pupil premium is additional funding for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, children of service families and those children that are looked after by the local authority.) The proportions of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds and those who speak English as an additional language are well below national averages.

The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported through school action is below average. The proportion of those supported through school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is well below average. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress.

The school provides a before-school and after-school childcare club for some pupils from the school. It is managed by the governing body. In 2012, the school achieved the Investors in Pupils award and the Bradford College Partnership award.