South Grove Primary School

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About South Grove Primary School

Name South Grove Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Miss Julie Maltwood
Address Ringwood Road, London, E17 8PW
Phone Number 02085216000
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 471
Local Authority Waltham Forest
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school The headteacher, well supported by other leaders, has brought about significant improvements as a result of shared high expectations. There is a relentless pursuit of the highest possible standards for all pupils.

Leaders at all levels have an excellent understanding of their role and provide compelling evidence of the impact of their work. Leaders are innovative and take risks to improve outcomes for pupils. Staff are committed to putting children at the heart of all that they do.

Strong team spirit and a focus on learning are palpable. Governors are highly effective. They understand their role well; they are involved in the stra...tegic direction of the school and hold the school to account well for the actions that it takes.

The quality of teaching is consistently excellent. Highly effective questioning enables all pupils to make good progress. The curriculum is very well developed and meets the needs of all pupils well.

Parents and carers are overwhelmingly supportive of the school. They know their children are safe and enjoy school. The early years provision gives children a very good start to their education.

Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning. They are proud of their achievements and the school. Behaviour is exemplary.

Pupils are polite, resilient and courteous, and act considerately. Safeguarding is effective. There is a culture of vigilance across the school.

Pupils feel secure at school and cared for by staff. The school's current information on pupils' progress shows a picture of sustained high standards. All pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) make excellent progress.

Provision for pupils in the special needs unit is outstanding because of the strength of leadership in meeting the needs of all pupils.

Information about this school

South Grove Primary School is a two-form entry school with Nursery provision. The school is part of a soft federation of six schools.

The largest group of pupils are from an Asian background. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is high and above the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is in the top 20% nationally.

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