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7. OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY


7a What is the overall effectiveness of the provision, including any extended services and its main strengths and weaknesses?

How do you know?
• School self review procedures ensure monitoring and evaluation of provision helps raise standards and identifies areas for further development.
• Majority of pupils show good value added. (School’s tracking system and PANDA report).
• Lesson observations show good teaching in the majority of lessons observed.
• Work scrutiny and pupil interviews. (Co-ordinators’ files).
• Informed lesson observations and discussions with pupils.
• Headteacher has a high profile around school, dialogues with pupils, parents, governors and visitors are very positive about the school.
• 2003 and 2004 SATs results show Keystage One pupils above the national average for Level 2A+ in reading, writing and maths. 2002 Keystage Two results show Level 5’s for all three subjects above the national average.
• School applies best value principles at all times.
• School shows commitment to inclusivity.

7b What is the effectiveness of any steps taken to promote improvement since the last inspection, and as a result of your self-evaluation?

7c What is the capacity to make further improvement?

7d How effective are links with other organisations to promote the well-being of learners?

7e What steps need to be taken to improve the provision further?

7f Where relevant: what are the quality and standards in the Foundation Stage?