Newhall Primary Academy praised by Ofsted following inspection
Education / Sat 18th Mar 2023 at 11:51am
NEWHALL Primary Academy has been highly praised following an inspection by Ofsted.
The government inspectors came to the school on January 24th and 25th.
Some of the observations were:
Newhall is a vibrant and happy school. Pupils enjoy coming to school. They are kind to each other, and bullying rarely happens. Pupils develop positive relationships with staff, and this helps them to feel safe. They trust adults to resolve any problems quickly.
Pupils learn about other cultures and diversity. This prepares them well for the wider world. They appreciate the importance of school events such as ‘Pride Day’, ‘the colour run’ and anti-bullying week. Pupils understand that everyone should be treated with respect, regardless of any differences. They are confident to be themselves.
Leaders are highly ambitious for all pupils to achieve well. The curriculum in all subjects sets out clearly what pupils will learn and when. Subject leaders have a clear overview of how their subject develops from Nursery, preparing pupils for future learning. In most subjects, teachers ensure that pupils revisit important learning to secure knowledge and understanding as they progress through the school.
Pupils join in activities such as after-school clubs and school trips. Leaders plan events such as eco week that allow pupils to think about current issues, share their knowledge and express their opinions. Pupils learn about the importance of healthy relationships. They learn about healthy eating and why this is important to their daily lives.
The full report can be found here