|Name||Ormskirk Lathom Park Church of England Primary School|
|Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good|
|Inspection Date||10 October 2012|
|Address||Hall Lane, Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 5UG|
|Religious Character||Church of England|
|Number of Pupils||Unknown|
|Percentage Free School Meals||23.1%|
|Pupils with SEN Support||33.3%|
|Catchment Area Information Available||Yes, our catchment area data is FREE|
|Last Distance Offered Information Available||No|
Information about this school
This is much smaller than the average-sized primary school. All pupils are of White British heritage. There are no pupils eligible for the pupil premium on roll currently. The proportion of pupils supported through school action is above average. The proportion of pupils supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is average. The governing body manages a breakfast club. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
This is a good school. Pupils achieve well. This is an improvement on the findings of the previous inspection. Teaching is good. All staff are effective in ensuring pupils of all levels of ability learn well in the two mixed-aged classes. The school provides very good support for pupils with special educational needs and those with behavioural difficulties. Staff make very effective use of new technology in lessons. Pupils behave well and have excellent attitudes to learning in lessons. Older pupils look out for younger ones very well in this small school. The school helps very well pupils who transfer into the school from other schools. The headteacher provides good leadership for staff and the governing body makes a good contribution to the overall direction and planning for the school. The school’s continuing improvement shows it has a good capacity to improve. It is not yet an outstanding school because : Not enough pupils make outstanding progress in English. Pupils do not use their skills of reading and writing as well as they might in different subjects across the curriculum.