The Heights Primary School

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About The Heights Primary School

Name The Heights Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Karen Edwards
Address 129 Upper Woodcote Road, Reading, RG4 7LB
Phone Number 01183570123
Phase Academy
Type Free schools
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 350
Local Authority Reading
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school Pupils love learning and say that school is never boring.

Governors and trustees are extremely ambitious for the children in this new school. Every aspect of the early development of the school has been carefully planned and successfully carried out. This has resulted in a school to be proud of.

The headteacher is inspirational and tireless in her commitment to deliver the highest quality of care and education. Parents are overwhelmingly supportive of this new school. Many feel proud that their children attend the school.

Leaders, governors and staff demonstrate a deep commitment to the care and well-being of the pupils. ...They go the extra mile. The curriculum is exceptional.

It makes a significant contribution to the excellent progress pupils make in all classes and all subjects. Provision in the early years is exemplary. Children have an exciting time and make great progress.

They are happy and well cared for. The personal development, welfare and behaviour of pupils are extremely well managed. As a result, the behaviour of pupils is excellent.

This is highly valued by parents. Teaching is outstanding. Teachers make sure that pupils have the skills and confidence they need to make excellent progress.

Disadvantaged pupils achieve as well as other pupils nationally with the same starting points in their learning. Pupils who speak English as an additional language make excellent progress, as do pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Information about this school

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish. The Heights Primary School is a new academy free school. The school opened in September 2014 with two Reception classes and a single Year 1 class.

Two new Reception classes have joined each year. There are currently pupils in Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3. The school is located on a temporary site.

The building was expanded in November 2015. The Heights Primary School is the only school in The Heights Primary Trust. The trust has delegated the operational and strategic direction of the school to the governing body.

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