Writtle Infant School

Name Writtle Infant School
Website http://www.writtle-inf.essex.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 30 November 2017
Address Lodge Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3HZ
Phone Number 01245420963
Type Primary
Age Range 4-7
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 181 (51% boys 49% girls)
Local Authority Essex
Percentage Free School Meals 11%
Pupils with SEN Support 11.6%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

The school does not meet requirements on the publication of information about the use of pupil premium funding on its website. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is below average. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is below average. The proportion of pupils identified as having special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities is below average.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Leaders have accurately identified the strengths and weaknesses of the school. They take effective action to improve areas of weakness. Governors have a good understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the school. They challenge leaders effectively and play an important role in the ongoing improvement of the school. Most pupils achieve well and make good progress. Provision in the early years is a strength of the school. Skilled leadership and strong teaching mean that children learn well and behave well. Pupils leave the early years with attainment above the national average. The quality of teaching, learning and assessment across the school is good. Teachers’ secure subject knowledge, good planning and effective use of resources help most pupils to make good progress. Some pupils do not make as much progress as they could in key stage 1. This is because work does not precisely meet the needs of the most and least able. Pupils behave well. There is very little disruption to learning. Pupils are polite and well mannered. Leaders are effective at promoting pupils’ physical well-being. They make good use of the physical education and sports premium funding to increase pupils’ participation in sports.