Warren Park Primary School

Name Warren Park Primary School
Website http://www.warrenpark.hants.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Sandleford Road, Leigh Park, Havant, PO9 4LR
Phone Number 02392475502
Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 421 (50.1% boys 49.9% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.3
Local Authority Hampshire
Percentage Free School Meals 40.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.2%
Persistent Absence 9.8%
Pupils with SEN Support 31.9%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (12 November 2013)
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Information about this school

Warren Park is a larger-than-average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals or in care of the local authority, for which the school receives additional income (the pupil premium), is above average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported through school action is above average. The proportion of pupils who are supported through school action plus or have a statement of special educational needs is above average. The school meets the current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils? attainment and progress. The headteacher works with a number of other schools to support and help raise outcomes for children. The school runs a breakfast club and after-school provision and these were included in the inspection. The school has a number of awards including Healthy Schools, Kids Taskforce Champions, Care for the Environment.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school. Leadership is superb. The drive, enthusiasm and vision of the headteacher have created an exceptional learning environment in which all pupils can thrive. Teachers and support staff have high expectations of what pupils can achieve. Outcomes for pupils have been improving rapidly over time. Their attainment is well above the average at the end of Year 6 and pupils make rapid progress. Pupils achieve exceptionally well because the teaching and support they receive are outstanding. This includes pupils in receipt of support through pupil premium. The quality of teaching is outstanding. Pupils of all abilities are supported well to achieve. The very high quality of teaching in Reception means that the children get off to an excellent start to their school career. Teachers and support staff make an exceptional contribution to the progress and learning of all pupils. Lessons are exciting, engaging and capture the interest of the pupils. The behaviour of pupils of all ages is outstanding. Pupils? moral and social development is at the heart of all the school does. The headteacher is a highly effective leader with a clear plan for the future of the school. There is full support from the school staff to help drive this ambition forward, with all prepared to go the extra mile for all pupils. The governing body has an excellent understanding of the strengths of the school and plays a full part in planning for the future. The school is not complacent and continues to strive for excellence. It recognises that some further strengthening of the link between assessment data and planning is possible. Parents think that the school leaders are brilliant and are supportive of the leadership team. Their children enjoy coming to school, and report they feel very safe and their behaviour is good.