Trowse Primary School

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About Trowse Primary School

Name Trowse Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mr Stuart Odell
Address Pepperpot Drive, Trowse, NR14 8TU
Phone Number 01603622485
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 167
Local Authority Norfolk
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Pupils make outstanding progress during their time at the school.

Attainment in all subjects at both Key Stages 1 and 2 has been significantly above national averages for the last five years. Standards in writing and mathematics were significantly above average at the end of Year 6 in 2013. Standards in reading were slightly weaker but well above average.

The quality of teaching is outstanding overall. Teachers have a deep knowledge of the individuals in their care and are relentless in challenging them to do better. Pupils have extremely positive attitudes to learning.

They know that they are in school to learn and that... the school works effectively to improve their skills. Pupils' behaviour and respect for others is outstanding. Pupils respond quickly and positively to the school's high expectations.

Pupils feel extremely safe. The entire school community watch out for each other. Parents agree that their children are very safe.

The headteacher provides highly effective leadership which is driving the school forward. Senior leaders, staff and governors work effectively together to ensure that achievement and the quality of teaching and learning remain consistently high. Subject leaders have well-defined roles and are successful in ensuring high standards through their monitoring.

Governors provide outstanding levels of support and challenge. They work with great determination to make sure that the school continues to improve. Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is extremely well promoted.

The range of subjects on offer and the stimulating ways in which they are taught ensure that pupils are fully stretched. The school has maintained its high standards since its previous inspection showing it has outstanding capacity for sustained improvement.

Information about this school

The school is smaller than the average-sized primary school.

The vast majority of the pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported through school action is below the national average, as is the proportion supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs. The proportion of pupils for whom the school receives the pupil premium is below the national average.

This is additional government funding for pupils, in this school, known to be eligible for free school meals and those in the care of the local authority. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress. The headteacher has been in post since January, 2009.

He is chair of the local Framlingham Earl cluster of schools and provides support for a local primary school through cluster links. He is currently undertaking further training via Norfolk System Leader Training run by the local authority. The school offers a breakfast club and a range of after-school clubs.

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