Ormskirk Lathom Park Church of England Primary School

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Ormskirk Lathom Park Church of England Primary School

Name Ormskirk Lathom Park Church of England Primary School
Website http://www.lathompark.lancs.sch.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 10 October 2012
Address Hall Lane, Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 5UG
Phone Number 01704892375
Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Local Authority Lancashire
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.