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Ofsted, January 2012:
This is a good school. Pupils have positive attitudes to their work, behave well and are keen to learn new things. They enjoy coming to school and feel safe.

Ofsted Report January 2012

We put learning at the heart of everything we do and we have worked hard in recent years to develop an engaging, creative curriculum that is relevant for all of the children in our demographically diverse community. We are committed to developing the whole child and, in particular, want our children to become active learners.

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SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES 2016/17
What are we working on?
 
1. Attainment of disadvantaged pupils - including:
  • removing barriers to learning for individual children
  • ensuring all children are ready to learn
  • improving attendance of disadvantaged children
  • accelerate language development
2. English (reading/writing focus)
  • improve the rate of progress in reading, especially in KS2
  • improve spelling so that children achieve higher standards in writing
  • improve handwriting standards
  • create exciting and engaging opportunities so that children are enthusiastic about writing
3. Improve the quality of teaching and learning
  • lessons designed to accelerate progress for all children
  • children taught strategies to help with their learning (meta cognition)
  • increase number of children meeting standards in maths so that it is in line with reading and writing

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