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What is OFSTED?

OFSTED is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They regulate and inspect to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people. Please click on the picture below to go to the Ofsted website:

OfstedWhat does OFSTED do?

OFSTED regulates and inspects childcare and children’s social care and inspects schools, colleges, initial teacher education, work-based learning and skills training adult and community learning education and training in prisons and other secure establishments. OFSTED focuses on the interests of the children and young people, parents and carers, adult learners and employers who use them. They also encourage services to provide value for money. Ofsted puts children and learners first.

Our latest OFSTED report is available by clicking on the following link: Ofsted Report (April 2024) You can also view previous reports.

Some of the key findings included: 

  • Leaders have high expectations for the school.
  • Pupils understand the importance of our school values and ethos.
  • We have a broad and interesting curriculum that is ambitious for all including those with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities (SEND).
  • Expert subject knowledge builds on their learning and is applied to new contexts.
  • Pupils enjoy reading and talk enthusiastically about the wide range of books that they have read.
  • In the Early Years (Reception Class) - both indoor and outdoor learning environments are well organised.
  • Pupils enjoy opportunities to enrich their learning further through trips that are closely linked to the curriculum.
  • Staff well-being is a priority for senior leaders and governors.
  • Leaders and governors have ensured that there is a strong culture of safeguarding at the school.
  • Pupils feel safe and are confident that adults will take their concerns seriously.

Please see the covering letter from Mr Pollard after the Ofsted inspection summarisng the findings and what the inspection consisted of:

Parent View

OFSTED Parent View gives you the chance to say what you think about our school. Please click on the following picture to go to the Parent View website:


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