Wavertree Church of England School

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About Wavertree Church of England School

Name Wavertree Church of England School
Website http://www.wavertree.liverpool.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Mrs Anna Brooksbank
Address Rose Villas, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 8HJ
Phone Number 01517331231
Phase Primary
Type Voluntary controlled school
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 161
Local Authority Liverpool
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school The headteacher is effective.

She leads a focused and dedicated leadership team. Together, they have an accurate view of the school's performance. Governors are knowledgeable and well informed about the quality of education provided.

Governors provide school leaders with an effective balance of challenge and support. Pupils' spiritual, moral and social development is provided for well. Pupils show high levels of tolerance and compassion towards others.

The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is good. However, the most able pupils are not consistently provided with activities that are sufficiently challenging in writing a...nd mathematics, particularly at key stage 2. Children make a good start in the early years due to effective leadership.

Outcomes for pupils are good. Pupils' progress in writing and mathematics is not as strong as their progress in reading. Pupils have positive attitudes to learning and are keen to improve their work.

Parents are generally very supportive of all aspects of the school's work. They particularly appreciate the extra-curricular activities. Pupils do not consistently get the chance to show that they can apply their knowledge and skills of writing within English and across the curriculum.

Outcomes for disadvantaged pupils and pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities are improving. However, they still do not perform as well as others nationally. Pupils' attendance data continues to rise.

However, the attendance of disadvantaged pupils and those who have SEN and/or disabilities remains below the national average. Middle leadership of the foundation subjects, such as history and geography, is not as well developed as that of English and mathematics.

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The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

This is smaller than the average-sized primary school. The school provides part-time Nursery provision each morning. The school runs its own breakfast and after-school club.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is above the national average. The proportion of pupils of minority ethnic heritage is above that found nationally. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average.

The proportion of pupils who have an education, health and care plan or statement of special educational needs is below average. The proportion of pupils joining or leaving the school each year is above the national average. The school meets the government's current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils' achievement in reading, writing and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

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