This school has the following strengths:
The headteacher has brought about considerable improvements since her appointment in September 2016. Pupils behave extremely well. They are polite, confident and caring. Pupils are safe and happy.
The curriculum is broad and balanced. It provides enriching experiences for pupils of all ages. Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well.
Some middle leaders have become more effective since the last inspection.
Attendance is above the national average.
Teaching is improving. There is some very good practice in the school. Current pupils are making faster progress than in the past.
Leadership of the provision for pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities is strong. Pupils are very well supported.
The school is welcoming and inclusive. The five ‘promises’ permeate all aspects of the school.
The early years provision has improved. Leaders have a clear vision and are determined to provide the best for children.