Walter Infant School

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About Walter Infant School

Name Walter Infant School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Judy Wheeler
Address Murray Road, Wokingham, RG41 2TA
Phone Number 01189780825
Phase Primary
Type Community school
Age Range 3-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 298
Local Authority Wokingham
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Achievement is outstanding, as it was at the last inspection. Pupils make excellent progress through the school from entry points which are broadly in line with those expected for their age.

By the time they leave the school in Year 2, standards in reading, writing and mathematics are well above average. Disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs receive very good support and their rate of progress is similar to that of their peers. The school makes excellent provision for those pupils who are eligible for pupil premium funding through the deployment of a Parent Support Adviser.

Teaching and learning across the have been sustained at very high levels since the last inspection and are outstanding. Teachers know the pupils very well and have very good working relationships with them so that they are keen to do their very best. The leadership of the headteacher and deputy headteacher is outstanding.

They lead the school with great sensitivity and energy to develop a whole community focused on the needs of the pupils. Pupils and their families are very proud of their school, and pupils show great enthusiasm for learning. They benefit from a rich curriculum with significant additional provision in the form of clubs and enrichment work.

Pupils feel very safe in school and say that adults take very good care of them. They have a very good understanding of how to keep safe and act with considerable care and consideration towards one another. Behaviour is outstanding in classes and throughout the school, where there is a vibrant climate for learning.

The governing body is a great asset to the school and has a very good understanding of the school's strengths and areas for development. Governors have acted with rigour to challenge and support school leaders and have the drive and ambition to continue to make the school even better. Together, senior school leaders and the governing body have ensured that outstanding achievement and teaching have been sustained and that the school continues to improve.

The school's caring atmosphere promotes pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development very well. As a result, the school is a very happy and calm community.

Information about this school

The school is an above-average sized infant school.

At the time of the inspection there were three forms of entry in all year groups and a single nursery class. Most pupils come from White British backgrounds. Other groups represented at the school include pupils from Indian, Pakistani and any other White backgrounds.

About one tenth of the school's population speak English as an additional language. This proportion is below average; a small number of these pupils are at an early stage of learning English. Only a very small number of pupils are supported by the pupil premium.

The number of pupils with special educational needs supported through school action is below average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is below average. The proportion of pupils joining or leaving the school at times other than the usual start of the year is very low.

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