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Overall effectiveness: Outstanding


The quality of education Outstanding
Behaviour and attitudes Outstanding
Personal development Outstanding
Leadership and management Outstanding
Early years provision Outstanding

The report recognises: 

  • a community of excellence and achievement
  • an ethos of care and compassion
  • that staff share a relentless commitment to giving all pupils the very best education
  • pupils are highly engaged
  • enthused and passionate about their learning
  • relationships between staff and pupils are built upon extremely solid foundations of care, respect and trust
  • pupils benefit from a curriculum which is extremely ambitious
  • the work pupils produce is of exceptional quality
  • all pupils, but particularly those who have SEND or are disadvantaged, are successful in their learning and achievements, opportunities for reading are everywhere in this school
  • the personal development of pupils is a golden thread that runs through their day to day life
  • children in the early years get off to a flying start
  • leaders share a common goal and mission to improve the life chances of pupils
  • the arrangements for safeguarding are effective

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