Rowena Academy

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About Rowena Academy

Name Rowena Academy
Ofsted Inspections
Principal Miss Claire Cowlishaw
Address Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, Doncaster, DN12 3JY
Phone Number 01709863109
Phase Academy
Type Academy converter
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 295
Local Authority Doncaster
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school.

Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage make an excellent start to their learning and are extremely well prepared for Year 1. Pupils of all abilities make outstanding progress throughout the academy in reading, writing, mathematics and many other subjects. They are eager to learn and reach above-average standards.

The achievement of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs is also outstanding. They work with high levels of confidence and independence due to the excellent support and guidance they receive. Pupils read fluently and accurately.

They write imaginatively and make increasingly effective us...e of information and communication technology (ICT) for many purposes. The school is exploring ways to make even further use of ICT in pupils' learning. The quality of teaching is outstanding.

Teachers and highly skilled teaching assistants make learning exciting and memorable. They inspire pupils to try hard and to think for themselves. Parents are fully involved in the life of the academy and make an excellent contribution to their children's learning.

Pupils' behaviour is exemplary. They feel safe and are polite and friendly throughout the day. The principal's rigorous drive for excellence is fully complemented by the highly committed staff and very effective governing body.

The leadership is rapidly moving all aspects of the academy forward and has an outstanding capacity to continue to improve.

Information about this school

The academy is similar in size to the average primary school. The large majority of pupils are from White British families.

The proportion of pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and receive the pupil premium is above average. The pupil premium is additional funding for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, children from service families and those children that are looked after. The proportion of pupils supported by school action is below average.

The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is also average. Rowena Academy converted to an academy on 1 November 2011. Its predecessor school, Rowena Nursery and Infant School, was last inspected by Ofsted and was judged to be outstanding.

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