Pupils report that they feel safe at school because everyone takes good care of each other. As one commented, ‘We are all part of one big family.’ They work together sensibly in lessons and play amicably
in the playground, being careful to avoid accidents and mishaps.
Pupils behave sensibly when moving around school. They are polite and courteous and happily talk to visitors about their work.
Parents, pupils and staff all indicate that behaviour is good. Parents say that their children are safe and happy at school.
Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities make good progress from their starting points because of the support they receive. Frequent checks on their progress highlight any gaps in their learning and additional support is arranged where needed.
Over the last year, leaders have secured good improvements in outcomes for pupils and in the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.
Pupils’ attainment is rising across the school and was above average in English and mathematics by the end of Year 6 in 2016.
Pupils are taught well. Teachers have consistently high expectations in English and mathematics, ensuring that pupils make good progress.
Early years provision is good. Children make good progress in both the Nursery and Reception classes. Teachers know the individual needs of children very well and plan engaging activities that help them to learn quickly.