OFSTED

A Summary of findings for Parents and Pupils

This is a good school.

February 2014

  • Achievement is good. Pupils make good progress in learning to read and write and in mathematics. Pupils’ progress in mathematics is outstanding in Year 6 because teaching helps them to learn at a brisk rate.
  • Teaching is good. Some teaching is outstanding. Teachers plan interesting lessons. Classrooms buzz with excitement as eager pupils enjoy their learning.
  • Pupils feel entirely safe in school and are cared for exceptionally well.
  • The headteacher provides excellent leadership. She expects the very best of every pupil. All leaders are highly committed and ambitious for all pupils to do well.
  • Achievement and attendance have improved in the last three years following some dips after the last inspection. This shows the impact of good leadership, governance and teaching.
  • Leaders’ checks on the quality of teaching and pupils’ progress are effective. Leaders and governors manage teachers’ performance well and ensure that teaching is good across the school.
  • Governors aspire for all groups of pupils to succeed and successfully challenge and support school leaders.
  • The school provides a superb range of activities in sport. There are extensive links with schools overseas. The school’s exceptionally positive atmosphere ensures that pupils’ personal development thrives.
  • Parents are highly supportive. One parent summed it up by saying ‘it’s fantastic, my children can’t wait to get here in the morning.’

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Abbott Community Primary School

Livesey St,
Manchester
M40 7PR

Main Contact: Zarina Aliouche - School Business Manager

Tel: 0161 834 9529
Fax: 0161 839 4355
admin@abbott.manchester.sch.uk

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