Little Horsted Church of England Primary School

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Little Horsted Church of England Primary School


Name Little Horsted Church of England Primary School
Website http://www.littlehorsted.e-sussex.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 13 February 2013
Address Little Horsted, Lewes Road, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS
Phone Number 01825750380
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 130 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.7
Local Authority East Sussex
Percentage Free School Meals 2.8%
Percentage English is Not First Language 0.8%
Persisitent Absence 4.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.1%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

This is a much smaller than average primary school. A very large majority of pupils are of White British heritage. Approximately 10% of pupils are supported through school action, and about 9% are supported at school action plus or have a statement of special educational needs. These proportions are broadly in line with national averages. The proportion of pupils eligible for pupil premium support (additional money allocated to schools by the government) is well below the national average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress. In recent years, the school has undertaken a major rebuilding programme, which was completed in May 2012.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Pupils make good progress from their starting points and achieve well in a range of subjects, especially in reading and writing. Teaching is good, and some of it is outstanding, particularly in English. Pupils behave extremely well in lessons and around the school. They have no concerns about bullying. The school has been extremely successful in improving the behaviour of the very small number of pupils for whom conforming to its expectations has proved difficult. Leaders are firmly committed to ensuring that pupils receive the best quality education and care, and have improved the quality of teaching, most notably in mathematics. The school’s highly positive ethos and rich curriculum underpin its very successful promotion of all aspects of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Governors know their school very well and make a strong contribution to its continuing improvement. It is not yet an outstanding school because : Achievement is not outstanding because : leaders have not yet eliminated all instances of weaker teaching, such as teachers not always making the best use of time in lessons. Teachers do not all give pupils enough opportunities to reflect on the quality of their work and to respond to teachers’ comments. Parents are not consistently given enough information and advice about how they can support and extend their children’s learning at home.