We're outstanding! Our latest Ofsted report

August 03, 2015

Earlier this year, we were inspected by Ofsted and our school has been classed as ‘Outstanding’.

Click here to read the report in full, and it’s summary of key findings is listed below.

  • The acting headteacher’s excellent leadership and high expectations have enabled the school to build on the outstanding practice found at the last inspection.
  • Other leaders and managers, including members of the governing body, contribute extremely well to maintaining outstanding teaching and achievement.
  • Behaviour and safety are outstanding.
  • Children feel very safe, and develop trusting relationships with the staff, and get on very well together.
  • Children become deeply involved in their learning and concentrate for long periods of time.
  • The quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers plan sessions very carefully and the school is a hive of purposeful activity.
  • The school’s systems for assessing and tracking children’s attainment and progress are exemplary.
  • Provision for disabled children and those who have special educational needs is of very high quality.
  • Achievement is outstanding and children make excellent progress to develop skills that are at least in line with those typically found for their age.
  • The achievement of the most-able children is outstanding in nearly all areas of learning. They make good progress in literacy, but teachers do not always challenge the most-able three-to-five-yearolds to apply their knowledge of sounds and letters to their reading and writing.
  • Partnership with parents is excellent; they express a high level of satisfaction with the school’s work. The staff provide many opportunities for parents to become involved in their children’s learning.
  • The curriculum is exciting and varied.
  • Opportunities to learn in a woodland setting and through numerous trips into London and beyond do much to promote children’s learning and sp
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Term dates

Autumn Term 2020

  • term starts – Thursday 3rd September 2020
  • half term break occurs – Monday 26th October to Friday 30th October 2020
  • back to school from half term – Tuesday 3rd November 2020
  • last day of term – Friday 18th December


Spring Term 2021

  • term starts – Wednesday 6th January 2021
  • half term break occurs – Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February 2021
  • back to school from half term Tuesday 23rd February 2021
  • last day of term Wednesday 31st March 2021

Summer Term 2021

  • term starts – Tuesday 20th April 2021
  • half term break occurs – Monday 31st May to Friday 4th June 2021
  • back to school from half term – Monday 7th June 2021
  • last day of term – Thursday 22nd July 2021


Autumn Term 2021

Inset days for this academic year to be confirmed


  • term starts – Wednesday 1st September 2021
  • half term break occurs – Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October 2021
  • back to school from half term – Monday 1st November 2021
  • last day of term – Friday 17th December 2021