Trefonen CofE Primary School

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About Trefonen CofE Primary School

Name Trefonen CofE Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Miss Catherine Dunleavy
Address School Lane, Trefonen, Oswestry, SY10 9DY
Phone Number 01691652960
Phase Primary
Type Voluntary controlled school
Age Range 5-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 149
Local Authority Shropshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Senior leaders provide strong and determined leadership. They use their accurate understanding of the school's strengths and areas for development to ensure that their plans for improvement are appropriate. Leaders make regular checks on the quality of teaching and learning.

This information is used to provide training that is well matched to the needs of all practitioners. Governors are ambitious for the success of the school. They make regular visits to the school to find out for themselves what is working well and what needs further development.

They provide effective challenge and support. Subject leaders have benefited from bespoke t...raining to develop their skills. Each leader can demonstrate the positive impact they have had on the quality of teaching and outcomes for pupils in their areas of responsibility.

Pupils enjoy a broad and balanced curriculum. Most pupils make good progress in a variety of subjects. They become keen and successful readers.

Occasionally, in some subjects, pupils do not have enough opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding. Leaders have introduced a new approach to how mathematics is taught. Pupils have a secure grounding in mathematical concepts.

They also have plenty of opportunities to solve problems and they are developing good reasoning skills. Sometimes, pupils make too little progress when the work they are given is too easy for them. Teaching assistants are deployed very well.

They make a valuable contribution to the progress of the pupils they support. Due to recent action taken by leaders, the quality of pupils' writing is improving. However, more needs to be done to ensure that these improvements are embedded.

Pupils are polite, have good manners and are welcoming to visitors. They behave and work well together. Despite recent improvements to the quality of provision, children in the early years do not make as much progress as they should.

Most parents and carers are positive about the work of the school. They agree that their children are happy and safe and make good progress. However, some parents feel that their concerns are not listened to well enough.

Information about this school

Trefonen CofE Primary School is smaller than the average-sized primary school. The majority of pupils are White British. A section 48 inspection took place in December 2016.

The proportion of pupils who are disadvantaged and eligible for the pupil premium is below the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is in line with the national average. The proportion of pupils who have an education, health and care plan is below the national average.

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