Our Ofsted 2017 Report:

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Ofsted Good SchoolPrevious Inspection Reports:

2013 Ofsted Inspection Report.pdf

2009 Ofsted Inspection Report.pdf

2006 Ofsted Inspection Report.pdf


2000 Ofsted Inspection Report.pdf

Link to Ofsted Reports:


The 4 key judgements

Inspectors will evaluate:

How well pupils make progress relative to their starting point
How well gaps are narrowing between the performance of different groups of pupils and all pupils nationally
Rates of progress
How well disabled and pupils with special educational needs (SEN) achieve
Reading, writing, communication and maths skills (including across the curriculum)
Standards when they leave the school (including reading, writing, maths)
In primary schools, attainment in reading by the end of Key Stage 1 and when they leave the school


The quality of teaching

Inspectors will evaluate how teaching raises pupil achievement including teachers’ planning, implementation of learning activities, marking, assessment and feedback within and outside the classroom. Teaching also has an important role in promoting the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

Behaviour and safety

Inspectors will consider pupils’ attitudes to learning and conduct around the school, their behaviour towards others including freedom from bullying; how well teachers manage behaviour; pupils’ ability to keep themselves safe; attendance and punctuality and how well the school ensures a systematic approach to behaviour


The quality of leadership and management

Inspectors will evaluate the quality of leadership at all levels including governors. They will consider whether school leaders have an ambitious vision for the school, high expectations and set high standards.

They will be looking for leaders who improve teaching and learning, provide a broad and balanced curriculum and can evaluate the schools strengths and weaknesses effectively, using their findings to promote improvement.

They will consider how leaders develop leadership capacity and engage with parents and carers. They will expectleaders to ensure all pupils are safe.

Overall Effectiveness

Inspectors will take into account their judgements on the 4 key areas as well as how well the school meets the needs of disabled and pupils with special educational needs and how well the school promotes spiritual, moral, social and cultural development