Estyn

Our last Estyn Inspection was in July 2016 and we were extremely pleased with the outcomes. 

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Current Performance

The current performance of the school is good because:

  • Nearly all pupils make good progress relative to their starting points
  • Many pupils with additional learning needs make strong progress in relation to their personal targets
  • The school provides an effective range of engaging learning experiences that meet the needs of nearly all pupils successfully
  • Teaching is good or better in all classes
  • The behaviour of nearly all pupils is excellent
  • The school’s extensive provision for vulnerable pupils is highly effective
  • There is a strong ethos of care, respect and trust throughout the school

Prospects for Improvement

  • The school’s prospects for improvement are good because:
  • The headteacher and deputy headteacher provide clear, effective leadership to a united and dedicated team
  • Senior leaders have brought about improvements that have had a positive impact on pupils’ standards and wellbeing, for example in the development of boys’ literacy skills
  • Staff at all levels understand and develop their roles and responsibilities successfully
  • Leaders use a wide range of first-hand evidence to evaluate the performance of the school accurately
  • Targets in the school development plan link closely to the outcomes of self-evaluation
  • The school has made excellent progress in response to the recommendations from the last inspection
  • There is a very effective partnership between the school and parents
  • Creative and innovative partnerships have a positive impact on pupils’ progress, particularly for the most vulnerable pupils
  • Leaders make effective use of available funding