Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

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About Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

Name Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mr Christopher Power
Address Crofters Lea, Off New Road, Leeds, LS19 7HW
Phone Number 01133230419
Phase Academy
Type Academy converter
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 209
Local Authority Leeds
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Select The inspirational headteacher sets extremely high expectations with an unrelenting drive for improvement. This has encouraged other leaders, staff and governors to work together to make the school the very best it can be.

As a result, all aspects of the school's work are now outstanding. Staff morale is high, even though they are continually challenged to improve the quality of teaching. They have excellent support and their efforts are always valued and appreciated.

Teaching and learning are monitored rigorously so that staff know how well pupils are doing in order to ensure that they make continuous rapid progress. Addit...ional support is swiftly put in place when it is needed. The school has exceptionally strong links with other schools and outside agencies.

This helps the school to ensure that it is doing its very best to meet the needs of all pupils. The school promotes pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development very effectively and pupils are well prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils behave exceptionally well in lessons and around the school.

They have excellent attitudes to learning and get on extremely well with one another. Pupils say they feel completely safe in school and that they are very well looked after. Pupils are very proud of their school and enjoy all their activities.

This has enabled attendance to be consistently high over time. The curriculum is innovative and stimulating. Pupils enjoy the wealth of opportunities they are given in music, sport and the arts.

The strong relationships pupils have with all staff help them to become confident learners who want to achieve well in all that they do. Overall teaching is outstanding. Staff have high expectations and plan activities that enable pupils to make rapid progress.

However, a more consistent approach to give pupils time to respond to teachers' marking and feedback would enable pupils to make even better progress. Pupils throughout the school, including disadvantaged pupils, disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs, those with English as an additional language and the most-able pupils, achieve extremely well. This is reflected in the high standards pupils reach by the end of Year 2 and Year 6 in reading, writing and mathematics and the rapid progress pupils make throughout the school.

Children in the early years make an excellent start to their learning in the Reception class and make rapid progress from their different starting points; this prepares them well for Year 1.

Information about this school

The school is smaller than the average-sized primary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils supported by the pupil premium, which is additional funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals or who are looked after by the local authority, is well below average.

Most pupils are of White British heritage. A below-average proportion of pupils is from other minority ethnic groups, including a few who are learning to speak English as an additional language. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs is below average.

Early years provision is full time. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics. The school is part of the Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, a member of the Aireborough cluster of schools and a partner of the St Mary's Horsforth Teaching School.

Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy, converted to become an academy on April 4th 2013. When its predecessor school, Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, Yeadon was last inspected by Ofsted, it was judged to be good. There have been significant changes in staff since the predecessor school was last inspected, including the appointment of a new headteacher.

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