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OFSTED Inspection: Winton is a good school.

01 Mar OFSTED Inspection: Winton is a good school.

We are delighted to share with you the outcome of our recent short OFSTED inspection, the inspector Liz Hayward spent the day meeting with members of the leadership team, visiting classrooms, speaking to children and looking at books and displays. The school continues to be good.

The full report : Winton Primary School January 2018

A few highlights:

  • The school has a positive, orderly and friendly atmosphere.


  • Pupils are happy and caring towards each other.


  • Leaders have maintained the good quality education in the school since the last inspection.


  • Pupils make strong progress in reading, writing and mathematics. Pupils make particularly strong progress in mathematics. As a result, many pupils reach the standard expected for their age.


  • Teachers expect pupils to complete their work to a high standard. As a restful, pupils generally make good progress.


  • Reading books are of a high quality and challenging. Pupils are enthusiastic about their reading.         As a result, pupils’ inference and deduction skills are improving.


  • Teachers give pupils ‘digging deeper’ questions as well as ‘speed’ questions.


  • All adults ensure that children in Reception have many opportunities to make progress in writing through a range of activities, both indoors and outdoors. This ensures their writing is at a good standard for their age.


Our next steps:

  • To ensure teachers have consistently high expectations of the progress that all pupils can make, so that pupils’ progress in reading and writing continues to improve by the end of Year 6.


  • Strategies to improve pupils’ attendance are fully effective.


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