|Name||Canary Wharf College, Glenworth|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Outstanding|
|Inspection Date||06 June 2017|
|Address||93 Saunders Ness Road, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3EB|
|Number of Pupils||Unknown|
|Academy Sponsor||Canary Wharf College Ltd|
|Local Authority||Tower Hamlets|
|Percentage Free School Meals||3.7%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||6.8%|
|Catchment Area Information Available||Yes, our catchment area data is FREE|
|Last Distance Offered Information Available||No|
Information about this school
The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish. The school is part of the Canary Wharf College Trust. The trust currently has three schools in the local area. The school opened in 2014. The school is increasing in size by two classes each year. The school has moved locations over the last two years. At the time of the inspection, the school was based across two sites. The school is planning to move into a permanent school building in September 2017. There are very few pupils eligible for pupil premium funding. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is below the national average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above the national average.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is an outstanding school The executive principal provides inspirational leadership. She and her team of highly skilled leaders have created a culture of educational excellence where all pupils thrive. The school is a strong and close-knit community. School leaders, governors, staff, parents and children work together to ensure that the school is as effective as it can be. School leaders and governors are forward-thinking. Their plans are calculated to build capacity and sustain improvement as the school grows in size. Outstanding teaching ensures that pupils make rapid progress in a range of subjects. Pupils from all backgrounds and abilities achieve very well. Exceptionally well-planned and challenging tasks fully engage all groups of pupils in their learning. Highly skilled teaching assistants provide excellent support to pupils who have special educational needs/and or disabilities. Parents are overwhelmingly pleased with their children’s education and the quality of support on offer. The rich curriculum provides a wide breadth of experiences for pupils. The variety of subjects, stimulating topics and extended school day develop pupils’ knowledge and skills. The school is a harmonious place where pupils genuinely enjoy coming to school. Their behaviour is outstanding and they show a love of learning. The development of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural education is highly valued and well considered. Pupils are well prepared for life in modern Britain. All staff are given responsibility when they join the school. They benefit from a rigorous programme of training and careful monitoring. Governors’ skills and experience allow them to analyse school performance meticulously. They work in close partnership with school leaders. Children make a good start in the early years. Teachers provide stimulating activities so that children develop skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Assessment in the early years is not consistently high quality.