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All Saints Church of England Primary School Stockport

Name All Saints Church of England Primary School Stockport
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 26 November 2013
Address Churchill Street, Heaton Norris, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1ND
Phone Number 01612857373
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 233 (55% boys 45% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.9
Percentage Free School Meals 28.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 14.2%

Information about this school

All Saints Primary School is slightly smaller than most primary schools. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium is well above average. (The pupil premium is additional funding provided for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, children from service families and those children that are looked after by the local authority.) Most pupils are from a White British heritage and speak English as their first language. There is an increasing number of pupils joining the school who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils supported through school action is above average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is similar to national levels. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectation for pupils’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics by the end of Year 6.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school. Pupils have an exemplary attitude toward learning. They feel very safe in school and have the utmost respect for their teachers, each other and their learning environment. Behaviour is excellent and school records show that this is the norm. School leaders have worked successfully with parents to improve punctuality and attendance, which is now above the national average. Children get off to a successful start in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Attainment and achievement in reading, writing and mathematics is improving at Key Stages 1 and 2 and pupils reach broadly average standards. The gaps in attainment and achievement of identified pupil groups are swiftly diminishing. The quality of teaching is improving. It is now consistently good and some is outstanding. Teachers and teaching assistants work well together to make sure tasks set meet the learning needs of all pupils. The highly ambitious headteacher is well-supported by school leaders, including governors. He has the skill and determination to lead continued school improvement. The school curriculum is enriched by the range of exciting after-school activities and trips provided. Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is given good attention. It is not yet an outstanding school because : The quality of teaching is not yet outstanding. Teachers do not consistently check that pupils always follow the good advice that teachers’ written remarks provide. Most-able pupils are not always expected to get on with their next challenge soon enough. Systems for checking on the progress of identified pupil groups are not fully developed.