Keelby Primary Academy

Name Keelby Primary Academy
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 14 June 2012
Address Manor Street, Keelby, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN41 8EF
Phone Number 01469560366
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 195 (45% boys 55% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.2
Academy Sponsor The Enquire Learning Trust
Local Authority Lincolnshire
Percentage Free School Meals 20%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE

Information about the school

The school is smaller than the average primary school. Most pupils are of White British heritage, with very few from minority ethnic heritages and, currently, none who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is below the national average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is well above average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. It holds Healthy Schools status.

Key findings

This is a good school. It is not yet outstanding because pupils make good, but not outstanding, progress, limiting the numbers who reach standards significantly above the national average. Also, pupils’ cultural development lacks breadth because pupils have little first-hand interaction with people from contrasting social backgrounds or ethnic heritages within the United Kingdom or abroad. It is highly regarded by parents and carers for the good quality of care and education it provides From starting points which vary from year to year, pupils make good, and, in some cases, outstanding, progress as they move up the school. By the end of Year 6, pupils’ attainment is above average in English and mathematics. Good teaching captures pupils’ interest and challenges them well. Teachers meet the learning needs of different groups successfully, although, in some lessons, planning of learning does not allow more-able pupils to progress to the higher levels. Teaching promotes literacy, numeracy and computer skills well across different subjects. Good behaviour and positive attitudes promote effective learning. Pupils feel well cared for as individuals, and relationships display mutual respect. Pupils and their parents and carers rightly feel that the school is a safe place where pupils do not fear bullying or harassment. The headteacher and staff have successfully managed school performance since the previous inspection. Provision for science has improved markedly, leading to faster progress and higher attainment. Leaders have ensured better teaching, and improvements in the monitoring and tracking of pupils’ progress have led to higher standards in English and mathematics. School self-evaluation is accurate, and leaders and staff share a common vision to provide the best for all pupils.