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Brough Primary Ofsted Report – 2018
Ofsted | Brough Primary School
Understanding a school inspection report:
How well inspectors think the school is doing and what it could do to make things even be
How well pupils are doing, both in their education and their overall well-being and personal development.
What parents and carers think about the school.
How up to date the school buildings are, including any boarding school living accommodation.
How any problems or complaints are dealt with.
How the school complies with rules and regulations.
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‘An analysis of pupils’ work by inspectors showed good gains in knowledge, skills and
understanding in reading, mathematics and a wide range of subjects.’
‘Pupils participate in competitive sports, such as cross-country, squash and football, as well as winning local dance competitions.’
‘Governors make a strong contribution to the development of the school.’
‘The special educational needs coordinator identifies the needs of pupils very accurately and makes sure strong provision is in place to meet pupils’ needs.’
‘All pupils spoken to say they are safe in school and they enjoy school.’
‘Pupils engage effectively in learning and enjoy school.’
‘The primary school physical education and sports funding is used very well.’
‘Teachers’ skilful questioning is used well, especially in guided reading and in mathematics to deepen pupils’ learning.’
‘Pupils take part in
visits to places of interest that then contribute
very well to their learning.’
‘Parents value the school’s work highly. They believe the school is well led and indicate that the new headteacher has improved the school and that staff are supporting their children well.’
‘Currently, pupils, including disadvantaged pupils, develop good skills and knowledge in reading,
mathematics and a wide range of subjects. ’
‘Pupils are pleasant,
polite and respectful. Attendance is above
‘The local authority has a clear picture of the development of the school and has supported this school securely on its journey of improvement.’
‘The curriculum offers many exciting opportunities for learning.’
‘The extra funding for those pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities is used highly
‘Teachers assess pupils’ work accurately and use their good subject knowledge to plan
interesting tasks that engage pupils well.’
‘The school promotes spiritual, moral, social and cultural education very well.’
‘Staff morale is high and there is a shared sense of purpose and a desire for all pupils to
achieve their full potential.’
‘The headteacher has made sure that senior leaders, and middle leaders, have had very
‘The enhanced provision, The Bridge, is making a significantly positive contribution to pupils’ ability to self-manage their needs.’
‘Astute use of professional development and support for staff has resulted in good teaching.’
and governors are passionate about pupils’ achievement and personal development. ‘
‘Teachers ask supplementary questions to make sure that pupils have a full understanding of the work they are doing and are making good progress. ‘
‘Pupils study a wide range of subjects and have a good range of additional activities to
broaden their experiences.’
‘Parents and carers have a very high level of confidence in the work of the school.’
‘The headteacher and governors have high expectations of staff and pupils.’
‘Children settle quickly into Reception and make good progress because of good leadership and
‘Pupils make a good contribution to their learning.’
‘The school’s enhanced provision for those pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities is a strength of the school,’
‘There is full engagement by the school in a local sports partnership. Pupils say that they