Oasis Academy Putney


Name Oasis Academy Putney
Website www.oasisputney.org
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 24 April 2019
Address 184 Lower Richmond Road, London, SW15 1LY
Phone Number 02078846000
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character None
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Academy Sponsor Oasis Community Learning
Local Authority Wandsworth
Percentage Free School Meals 11.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 0%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available Yes

Information about this school

This school is part of the Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust. It opened in September 2016 with one class in early years, and is expanding each year to become a two-form-entry primary school. Currently the oldest pupils are in Year 2. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils with SEND is below the national average. The proportion of pupils eligible for pupil premium funding is lower than the national average.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Oasis Academy Putney has a highly committed leadership team, comprising the assistant principal and the executive principal. Together with governors, they share a determination to ensure that all pupils are successful learners. Leaders and governors have created a harmonious school community where staff, parents and carers, visitors and children feel welcomed and valued. The ‘Oasis 9 Habits’ underpin the school’s high expectations for every pupil. Pupils demonstrate a deep understanding of these values. Consequently, pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding is promoted well. Governors have efficient systems and structures in place to hold leaders to account. As a result, governors provide robust challenge and support, and help the school to improve further. Adults provide high levels of nurture and support. Pupils are well looked after. Leaders and staff make sure that pupils are safe and know how to stay safe. Pupils are polite, courteous and respectful. They behave exceptionally well, and take pride in their work. Pupils enjoy school and attend regularly. Parents are highly supportive of the school. They value the support and care that their children receive. Children get off to a flying start in early years. This is because provision is very well led and managed. As a result, children make excellent progress from their different starting points. The stimulating curriculum provides pupils with a wide range of engaging learning activities. It is enriched through trips, external visitors and clubs. The majority of teachers are new to the school, as of this academic year. This is due to the year-on-year expansion of the school. Leaders provide effective support to help teachers settle into their roles and further develop their skills. As a result, pupils continue to achieve well as they move through the school. Most pupils make good progress across a range of subjects. However, the most able pupils are not routinely challenged to extend their knowledge and skills in subjects other than English and mathematics. In mathematics, pupils develop a secure understanding of arithmetic. Nonetheless, there are fewer opportunities to practise their problem-solving and reasoning skills.