|Name||Hangleton Primary School|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good|
|Inspection Date||06 June 2018|
|Address||Dale View, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 8LF|
|Religious Character||Does Not Apply|
|Number of Pupils||604 (47% boys 53% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||19.8|
|Percentage Free School Meals||9.9%|
|Percentage English is Not First Language||13.1%|
Information about this school
Since the previous inspection, the school amalgamated with the neighbouring junior school. The new school retained the unique reference number of the infant school. The school is federated with a local primary school. Both schools now share an overarching governing body. Each school also has a local governing body. The school runs its own before- and after-school club on site, providing childcare for pupils at the school. The school meets the current government floor standard which is the minimum standard for pupils’ attainment and/or progress at the end of key stage 2. The numbers of pupils from minority ethnic groups and those who speak English as an additional language are above average. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is above average.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is a good school Excellent leadership has ensured that the amalgamation of the infant and junior schools has been smooth. The executive headteacher, well supported by senior and middle leaders, has provided ambitious and determined leadership during a period of considerable change. Parents and carers value the attention and support their children receive. They appreciate the additional help available to them from the school. Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school. They are polite and show respect for others. Relationships between staff and pupils are very positive. Teaching is good, with strong practice in most classes. Where teaching is not yet consistently good, leaders are dealing with this effectively. Governors are highly effective. Their skills and drive are leading to rapid improvement. They hold all leaders to account. Governors, staff and leaders share a commitment to improve the school and work very well together to achieve this. Children get off to a good start in the early years. They grow in confidence and make good progress. Pupils are taught a good range of subjects in the curriculum. They enjoy the range of activities on offer. The school’s work to promote British values and to enhance pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is strong. Pupils are making good progress. The standards pupils reach by the end of key stage 2 are improving steadily. Leaders are successfully tackling previous underachievement, but the most able pupils do not always get challenged enough.