The inspirational headteacher, well supported by leaders at all levels and by highly effective governors, secures the best for every pupil.
The headteacher has built an outstanding team of teaching and support staff. The school has improved strongly and its overall effectiveness is now outstanding.
Pupils consistently reach high standards by the end of Year 6 and make excellent progress because of the outstanding teaching they receive.
The school demonstrates outstanding dedication to providing equal opportunities for all pupils. This is because all children, including the most able, those who are disabled or have special educational needs as well as those from different ethnic backgrounds, achieve highly.
Teachers consistently promote high levels of challenge and encourage pupils to reflect regularly on how they can improve their skills.
Middle leaders ensure that topics across different subjects are carefully planned to bring about outstanding progress in literacy and numeracy. Pupils are well prepared for the next stage of their education.
Behaviour and safety are outstanding. The standards of care and support for learning are excellent, and pupils feel very safe at school.
Pupils’ overall spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is outstanding. They show respect for each other’s beliefs and backgrounds. They work effectively in teams to solve problems.
The woodland area is used exceptionally well to develop children’s skills in the Early Years Foundation Stage. However, it is not used enough by other pupils to enhance their thinking skills across a range of subjects.
Pupils very much enjoy coming to school... They feel safe in the stimulating environment into which they are warmly welcomed... One pupil stated that, ‘You can be yourself here.’