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All Saints CEVA Primary School and Nursery

Name All Saints CEVA Primary School and Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires improvement
Inspection Date 09 October 2018
Address Castle Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1LS
Phone Number 01933225888
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 257 (47% boys 53% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.6
Percentage Free School Meals 8.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 31.1%

Information about this school

• The school appointed two assistant headteachers who took up their new roles in the summer term 2018. • The school is slightly smaller than the average-sized primary school. • The proportions of disadvantaged pupils and pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities are slightly lower than average. • The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is larger than the national average.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a school that requires improvement • Over recent years, standards in reading, • The allocation and monitoring of the pupil writing and mathematics have declined for premium funding is not focused closely enough pupils leaving key stage 2. Leaders and the on individual disadvantaged pupils, their governing body have not acted swiftly enough progress and their barriers to learning. to halt this trend. • The quality of teaching is variable. Teachers do • Too many pupils, including disadvantaged not consistently use pupils’ assessment pupils and pupils who have special educational information effectively to challenge the most needs (SEN) and/or disabilities do not made able pupils and to support the least able pupils. good progress during their time in key stage 2. • Teachers do not consistently have high enough • School improvement plans lack the detail to expectations of what pupils can achieve. They support effective improvement. The governing do not insist on pupils presenting their work to body cannot, therefore, hold leaders to account a high standard. for their actions. • Rates of absence and persistent absence have • Leaders do not provide the governing body been above the national averages over recent with assessment information which allows them years. to fully understand the strengths and weaknesses in pupils’ outcomes. The school has the following strengths • Children get off to a flying start in the early • Initiatives introduced by recently appointed years and make good progress. This continues leaders are beginning to have a positive during their time in key stage 1. impact, indicating the capacity to make the • Pupils are polite and behave well. Incidents of necessary improvements. low-level disruption and bullying are extremely • Pupils benefit from a broad and balanced rare. curriculum. The curriculum is supplemented with a wide range of clubs and activities.