Reports & Results

OFSTED

Latest Ofsted Report (Jan 2018). View this Ofsted Report.

 

PERFORMANCE TABLES

Link to the Dfe school performance tables https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/106422/newton-westpark-primary-school/primary/results-over-time?accordionstate=0|1|2|3|4

 

SCHOOL RESULTS (Please note that these performance measures are not current due to school closures in the 2019/2020 academic year)

Standards & Testing Agency have published the following information leaflets to help parents understand what to expect in reports from schools about pupils' assessments at the end of KS1 and KS2.

EXPECTED PROGESS

PROGRESS IN READING, WRITING AND MATHS



Reading Writing Maths

School progress score 

Confidence interval

0.7

(-1.4 to 2.9)

1.9

(-0.1 to 3.9)

3

(1.1 to 4.9)

Well above national average
(about 10% of schools in England)
Above national average
(about 10% of schools in England)
Average
(about 60% of schools in England)
Below national average
(about 10% of schools in England)
Well below national average
(about 10% of schools in England)


AVERAGE SCALED SCORES

Click here to download the Average Scaled Scores for Reading and Mathematics

PARENT SURVEY 

Thank you to all parents who took the time to complete and return the Parent Survey. We have now had the chance to analyse the responses and we are happy to share our findings with you.

We are pleased that across all areas, the overall trend is extremely positive. The graph below details the percentage response.

 

WHOLE SCHOOL -  % of Responses to Autumn Term Parent View 2019
WHOLE SCHOOL REPLIES = 103 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Stongly Disagree Don’t Know NA/Unanswered
My child is happy at this school 88% 11% 1%
My child feels safe at this school 92% 7% 1%
The school makes sure its pupils are well behaved 85% 15%
My child has been bullied and the school dealt with the bullying quickly and effectively  36% 10% 2% 2% 22% 28%
The school makes me aware of what my child will learn during the year 91% 9%
When I have raised concerns with the school they have been dealt with properly  83% 11% 4% 2%
My child has SEND and the school gives them the support they need to succeed 55% 8% 1% 1% 13% 22%
The school has high expectations for my child  81% 13% 1% 1% 5%
My child does well at this school 92% 8%
The school lets me know how my child is doing  90% 9% 1%
There is a good range of subjects available to my child at this school.  88% 12%
My child can take part in clubs and activities at this school 89% 7% 1% 1% 2%
The school supports my child’s wider personal development 91% 8% 1%
I would recommend this school to another parent  93% 7%

 

We also carefully considered and reviewed your written comments.

Here's a sample of what you said that you like….

  • Welcoming, approachable teachers who have a great attitude towards the children's learning potential.
  • Staff are very attentive and get to know the children well.
  • Support for children with special needs.
  • Children are all happy
  • Communication via newsletters and text service.
  • School trips. The amount of school trips that are offered
  • Good range of extra-curricular activities.
  • Breakfast club and after school club help working parents – great price and great fun.
  • Very pleased with all aspects of the school

 

And here are your comments specifically for those children new to school, those joining Reception class and Year 6 children about to move to High School

Recently Joined Readiness for High School
Well prepared for the transition after attending Nursery School has prepared my child very well
The Inspire sessions really set the scene and helped prepare for school Visits to High School help
Child was anxious at first and didn’t want to be left, but staff have been amazing and supportive. Child has gained confidence  
Child started in Year 4 – settled in well, made friends and work has improved  

 

Finally your improvement ideas

What you think we could improve upon…… How we are acting on your suggestions….
Identify earlier that children need extra help We assess and monitor children's progress in many ways and on a regular basis throughout their time at school. If any parents have any concerns about their child's progress, or if you believe they need extra help then please speak to the class teacher.
Understanding how parents can help children progress individually and knowing where they need more help Staff are always available for brief discussions before and after school and if more detailed conversations are needed then please make an appointment to meet with the class teacher through the office. Also, individual progress is discussed at parents evenings and if you have any specific concerns you are invited to make arrangements to meet with the class teacher
After school clubs for all age ranges We offer a wide range of extra-curricular (lunch time and after school activities from traditional Football and Rugby to multi sports, fencing, cricket and non sporting events such as Glee Club and Let’s Get cooking. We have more recently introduced after school activities specifically for KS1 children.
Less paper – more electronic communication eg Newsletters We are mindful of the amount of information/instructions that we need to share with parents/carers. We are striving to minimise the amount paper that come home by increasing usage of Text messaging, social media (Facebook) We are looking to use more ‘push notification’ type messaging in the near future.
Headlice We understand that this is a distressing and upsetting problem and we regularly put notices on the Newsletter to ask parents to check their children’s hair and treat if necessary. We rely on the support of everyone to control this problem. However, apart from advice and notifying you there is little else we can do. If you wish to see the school nurse then please request this at the office.