Rosewood Primary School

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About Rosewood Primary School

Name Rosewood Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Nerys A Hughes
Address Rosewood Avenue, Burnley, BB11 2PH
Phone Number 01282463790
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 440
Local Authority Lancashire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher's high expectations, drive and enthusiasm are shared by staff and governors. The strong values of 'believe, enjoy, succeed, together' permeate the school. Since the last inspection, leaders' accurate and honest evaluations have underpinned rapid improvements across the school.

Governance is a strength. Governors provide a good level of challenge and support to leaders. They are determined in their actions to pursue improvements.

Children in the early years get off to a positive start and make good progress in the early years. Adults provide stimulating activities to engage and excite children. The quality of teaching and l...earning is now good.

Teachers use their good subject knowledge to question pupils well to deepen pupils' understanding. Pupils make strong progress in writing and mathematics from their starting points. Outcomes at the end of key stage 2 in 2018 closely matched the national averages.

Progress and attainment in reading are rising and moving towards the national averages. However, they are not yet as strong as in writing and mathematics. Phonics is taught effectively.

Younger pupils read and pronounce sounds and write the letters these sounds represent with confidence. Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school. They are confident, respectful and polite.

Pupils say bullying is rare. Parents and carers value the positive relationships that have been established between the school and home and the strong teaching that their children receive. Pupils enjoy coming to school.

Attendance has risen and is now in line with the national average. Pupils are now developing a passion for reading because of the whole-school focus. Pupils' reading skills are improving.

Leaders have designed a curriculum that engages pupils. Plans to ensure that pupils' knowledge builds progressively on what they already know are not fully embedded across the school, particularly in geography and history. Subject leaders are enthusiastic about their areas of responsibility.

However, they are not as yet supporting school improvement fully.

Information about this school

This is a larger than average-sized primary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is above the national average.

Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils with SEND is above the national average. The proportion of pupils who have an education, health and care plan is in line with the national average.

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