Alkborough Primary School

Name Alkborough Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 11 September 2018
Address Whitton Road, Alkborough, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN15 9JG
Phone Number 01724720301
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 72 (45% boys 55% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 15.5
Percentage Free School Meals 11.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 0%

Information about this school

It is much smaller than the average-sized primary school. Class sizes are much smaller than average. The proportion of pupils currently supported by the pupil premium is average. Most pupils are White British. The proportion of pupils who receive support for SEN and/or disabilities or who have an education, health and care plan is average. A higher proportion than average join or leave the school at other than the normal times. The school provides a breakfast club.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school The ambition of the governing body and the headteachers’ high expectations have led to high standards in pupils’ achievement and behaviour. The school has an excellent culture for learning. Senior leaders’ professional expertise has maintained and developed high-quality teaching, learning and assessment. Pupils’ attainment at key stage 1 was high in 2017 and higher in 2018. Leaders’ decisive action and effective professional development have overcome a dip in performance at key stage 2 following the introduction of the new national curriculum and assessment. In 2018, pupils at the end of key stage 2 made very good progress in mathematics and writing. Attainment was high in mathematics, especially in arithmetic. Pupils make strong progress in all year groups. Children develop rapidly in Reception due to high-quality assessment and teaching in the early years. Pupils behave with a high level of maturity and mutual respect. The very well-planned curriculum and extensive extra-curricular activities enrich and extend the learning and development of all pupils. Excellent personalised support for pupils’ individual needs promotes pupils’ welfare and development extremely well.