The strong leadership of the headteacher, well supported by a much improved governing body and an effective staff team, has led to consolidation of previous good performance and further improvements in the quality of teaching and pupils’ achievement.
Teaching is good across the school, thanks to leaders’ thorough checks, followed up by effective training.
Teachers demonstrate good subject knowledge and promote learning well.
Pupils make good progress throughout the school, whatever their background or ability. They achieve well.
Pupils enjoy coming to school and this is reflected in their punctuality and eagerness to start work in the mornings.
The high-quality of care, coupled with good teaching and effective planning, ensures that children achieve well in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Pupils enjoy a good variety of exciting additional activities throughout the school year, usually linked to their current topic focus.
Pupils’ good behaviour makes a strong contribution to the successful learning in all lessons.
Pupils say they feel ‘very safe’ in school. They are aware of the different forms of bullying, including cyber-bullying, how to avoid it and what to do should it occur.
The school accurately evaluates how well it is doing and what needs to be done next in order to improve further