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Widden Primary School

Ofsted Reports and Performance

Ofsted report

Ofsted 2022 inspection headlines:

Leaders have high expectations of pupils’ conduct. Pupils like the recent changes to the way behaviour is managed.

Relationships are strong because pupils trust adults to keep them safe . Pupils learn to respect one another They interact well during learning and break times.

Leaders have prioritised a love of reading. Teachers demonstrate a love of reading. Pupils enjoy choosing from a variety of books and talk with enthusiasm about the books they have read, including children in the early years.

Pupils learn about friendship and how to listen to one another respectfully. They show a secure understanding of right and wrong and are proud of the responsibilities they have.

Governors are determined that every pupil reaches their full potential.

Staff are positive about their work in the school. They feel supported by leaders and appreciate the focus on their well-being.

Pupils say that they feel safe. They talk confidently about some ways to stay safe, particularly when using the internet. Leaders also ensure pupils know about risks within their local area.

Staff understand how to keep children safe. Regular training ensures they are well informed. They follow school systems and policies well so that concerns are shared in a timely and effective manner.

Leaders have effective systems in place for reporting and reviewing safeguarding concerns.

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Key Stage 2 performance 

Our latest Department for Education School Performance Table Information can be found using the link below: 

Financial Benchmarking

Ofsted Parent View

  • Ofsted Parent View
    Ofsted value the views of parents on their school and we would like you to give them your views. In the past, the school has used the responses you have provided to help the Headteacher and the governors decide on school priorities for the coming year. We are very proud of the overwhelmingly positive feedback we receive from our parents and we are always keen to listen to, and respond to, your views.