Tudor Grange Primary Academy Perdiswell

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Tudor Grange Primary Academy Perdiswell


Name Tudor Grange Primary Academy Perdiswell
Website https://www.perdiswell.tgacademy.org.uk/
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Address Bilford Road, Worcester, WR3 8QA
Phone Number 01905453348
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.6
Academy Sponsor Tudor Grange Academies Trust
Local Authority Worcestershire
Percentage Free School Meals 15.1%
Persistent Absence 7.6%
Pupils with SEN Support 18.7%%
Highlights from Latest Inspection
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.

Short inspection of Perdiswell Primary School

Following my visit to the school on 5 June 2018, I write on behalf of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills to report the inspection findings.

The visit was the first short inspection carried out since the school was judged to be good in June 2014. This school continues to be good. The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.

This has been a challenge because the standard of education slipped dramatically between June 2014 and September 2016. On taking up your post in September 2016, you swiftly diagnosed the reasons and began to take effective action. As a result,... the decline has been halted.

The quality of teaching has improved notably. Standards are recovering quickly. You have transformed the culture of the school into one in which staff strive to do their best for the benefit of pupils.

You are determined, methodical and rigorous in your approach to improving the school. You have built around you a team of effective senior and middle leaders who share your vision. You and these senior staff drive relentlessly to turn the vision into reality.

Your actions are working. The school has improved rapidly and is getting better all the time. Staff are very supportive of your ambitions.

They embrace the opportunity to improve and value the training provided. Teachers feel trusted to take risks and try out new ways of working. As a result, staff take complete responsibility for their professional development and for the quality of their teaching.

This is why it has improved. After the previous inspection, governors did not challenge leaders well enough. They were too quick to accept assurances that all was well.

Consequently, they were unaware of the extent of the decline until you presented your accurate