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Ofsted inspected our school on 19th and 20th May 2015.

Summary of the key findings for parents and pupils:

  • The headteacher and other senior leaders provide strong and ambitious leadership. As a result, the school has made significant improvements since its last inspection.
  • ​Children get off to an outstanding start to their school lives in the vibrant and purposeful early years setting.
  • ​Adults throughout the school are excellent role models, helping to ensure that pupils are well behaved, polite and respectful.
  • Pupils’ achievement, particularly in mathematics and reading, is improving rapidly. Pupils also achieve well in other subjects such as science and art
  • ​Pupils feel safe and the school prepares them well to avoid danger, including on the internet.
  • ​Teachers’ effective use of questioning to develop pupils’ language and reasoning skills is a significant factor in helping pupils to make good progress.
  • ​Governors take decisive actions that reflect their passion and determination to make a positive difference for the pupils in the school.
  • The relentless drive of the headteacher and the commitment and hard work of staff ensure that teaching is good and improving.
  • ​Pupils’ behaviour is good. Their positive attitudes to learning and each other are one of the reasons why they make good progress.

Here you can view the latest OFSTED report and see what our parents have said about Birchwood C of E Primary School.

Birchwood C of E - Ofsted Page 
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