The school is in a semi-rural village on the edge of the Pennines and is much larger than average.
There is provision for the Early Years Foundation Stage with children taught in a Nursery and two Reception classes. Only 3% are from minority ethnic families. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals is below average.
The proportion with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is also below average. There is a registered before and after-school club with day care provision for 38 three to eight-year-olds. The school has gained a number of awards including Healthy School and Healthy Eating awards, Activemark and Basic Skills Primary Quality Mark.
Key for insp...ection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate