Extracts from the November 2014 Ofsted report
Pupils behave well and are keen to learn.
Pupils leave the school well prepared for secondary education and for life in modern Britain.
The well-planned curriculum ensures that pupils are engaged in a range of exciting learning opportunities.
Pupils’ experiences are enhanced by a wide range of activities such as sports and cultural clubs, and visits to theatres and places of worship.
This is a happy and harmonious school where pupils get on well with each other and show respect to adults.
Pupils welcome the many opportunities to take on responsibilities and contribute to the community. Older pupils support younger ones.
The school’s work to keep pupils safe and secure is good. Pupils say that if they have any concerns they can approach any adult in the school; they are confident that all staff will listen to them.
The quality of teaching is good.
From their starting points and throughout the school, all groups of pupils make good progress and some make outstanding progress. This is because the quality of teaching and support is consistently good.
Standards reached at the end of Year 6 are above average.
Children join the early years with a range of skills that are typical for their age. As a result of good teaching and well-targeted support, all groups of children make good progress in all areas of learning.
Good teaching combined with good quality resources and a stimulating environment helps children to become curious and determined learners.