Bailey Green Primary School

Name Bailey Green Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 09 October 2012
Address West Bailey, Killingworth, Tyne and Wear, NE12 6QL
Phone Number 01912008356
Type Primary
Age Range 0-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 475 (59% boys 41% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 27.1
Local Authority North Tyneside
Percentage Free School Meals 15.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.1%
Persisitent Absence 5%
Pupils with SEN Support 6.7%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

The school is a larger than average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium is in line with the average. The proportion of pupils supported through school action is broadly average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is broadly average. The school extends its services by providing breakfast and after-school clubs each day. The school meets the government’s current floor standards which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in English and mathematics. The school has attained a number of external accreditations including Healthy School status and the Eco School silver award.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school Achievement in all subjects is outstanding because excellent teaching sets very high expectations for what all pupils can achieve. Rapid and sustained progress, maintained throughout all year groups, means that by the end of Year 6, pupils’ achievement is well above age-related expectations. Outstanding teaching ensures all pupils are constantly challenged, enabling pupils of all abilities, including those known to be eligible for the pupil premium, to excel in their learning. Pupils have exceedingly positive attitudes to learning and always strive to do their best. They take a great pride in their work and school. This is evident in their high levels of engagement. Some teachers have significantly enhanced and developed their teaching skills through the sharing of good practice, resulting in improved achievement for pupils. Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are kind, courteous and well mannered at all times around school. The curriculum is both varied and highly stimulating. Exceptionally imaginative opportunities for learning are provided. These opportunities are further successfully enhanced through many visits, visitors and an exceedingly broad range of extra-curricular activities. The headteacher provides inspirational leadership. All school leaders and governors have a relentless commitment to sustaining high standards. They meticulously monitor pupils’ progress and provide further challenge and support when necessary. This has contributed exceedingly effectively to bringing about many improvements since the last inspection. Pupils feel entirely safe at all times. They are exceptionally well aware of how to keep themselves safe and they take care of each other very well.