Below are the final marks awarded to the school (as shown in the Ofsted document)
Key to judgements: grade 1 is outstanding, grade 2 good, grade 3 satisfactory, grade 4 inadequate
Inspection Judgements, 2009
Overall Effectiveness: how good is the school?
The School’s capacity for sustained improvement
Outcomes for individuals and groups of pupils
These are the grades for pupils’ outcomes:
Pupils’ achievement and the extent to which they enjoy their learningTaking into account:
The quality of pupils’ learning and their progress
The quality of learning for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities
and their progress.
The extent to which pupils feel safe
The extent to which pupils adopt healthy lifestyles
The extent to which pupils contribute to the school and wider community
The extent to which pupils develop workplace and other skills that will
contribute to their future economic well-being
Taking into account:
The extent of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
These are the grades for the quality of provision:
The quality of teachingTaking into account:
The use of assessment to support learning
The extent to which the curriculum meets pupils’ needs, including, where
relevant, through partnerships
The effectiveness of care, guidance and support
These are the grades for leadership and management:
The effectiveness of leadership and management in embedding ambition and
driving improvementTaking into account:
The leadership and management of teaching and learning
The effectiveness of the governing body in challenging and supporting the
school so that weaknesses are tackled decisively and statutory responsibilities
The effectiveness of the school’s engagement with parents and carers
The effectiveness of partnerships in promoting learning and well-being
The effectiveness with which the school promotes equality of opportunity and
The effectiveness of safeguarding procedures
The effectiveness with which the school promotes community cohesion
The effectiveness with which the school deploys resources to achieve value for
These are the grades for the Early Years Foundation Stage
Overall effectiveness of the Early Years Foundation StageTaking into account:
Outcomes for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage
The quality of provision in the Early Years Foundation Stage
The effectiveness of leadership and management of the Early Years Foundation
What Inspection Judgements mean:
These features are highly effective. An outstanding
school provides exceptionally well for all its pupils’ needs.
These are very positive features of a school. A school that is good is serving its pupils well.
These features are of reasonable quality. A satisfactory school is providing adequately for its pupils.
These features are not of an acceptable standard. An inadequate school needs to make significant
improvement in order to meet the needs of its pupils.
Ofsted inspectors will make further visits until it