Some of the comments from our latest Ofsted Report can be seen below. Scroll down and click on the link to open the report in full.
- The excellent teamwork and the driving ambition of the whole staff are central to the school’s significant improvement since the last inspection and its continuing success.
- Anson is an outstanding school. It has improved significantly and continues to do so under the strong and inspiring leadership of the headteacher.
- Teachers know the needs of every pupil well so that they are able to provide high-quality learning experiences for all, resulting in excellent progress for pupils of all ability.
- The excellent curriculum and outstanding teaching result in pupils developing a very wide range of skills for the next stage of their education.
- Anson is a highly inclusive school and all pupils are able to take full advantage of all the school has to offer, demonstrating its excellent promotion of equal opportunities.
- Excellent care, guidance and support ensure that all pupils are able to learn and develop confidence. Pupils achieve exceptionally well.
- Outstanding relationships with parents and carers ensure they are overwhelmingly supportive of the school and delighted with their children’s experiences in the school.
- Pupils' respect each other’s needs and interests and are curious about the world around them. Pupils’ exemplary behaviour is a major factor in the outstanding progress they make in lessons and creates a very positive school ethos.
- Pupils…work well together and individually without the need for constant reminders and there is no evidence of disruptive behaviour.
- Pupils say they feel safe in and around the school. They comment very positively on the many adults and pupils who look after them and help them resolve their disputes.
- They are very well equipped for the future with their well-developed academic and social skills, having learned to be self-reliant, confident in public and in speaking.
- Support by teaching assistants is skilled and well-focused and makes an excellent contribution to the quality of learning in many lessons.
- Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities make excellent progress because of the support provided by class teachers, teaching assistants and outside agencies.
- Activities are successfully planned to meet the needs of the different age and ability groups within each class.
- Very good use is made of resources, including new technology, to motivate pupils and enhance their learning.
- The youngest children… clearly enjoy school, have settled into the routines well and play happily, both together and individually. They delight in learning and seeing new things.
Anson was inspected by the Diocese of Lichfield, who reported on the school's Christian Character, Leadership, Collective Worship and Quality of R.E. teaching. We are delighted that they too found us to be outstanding in all areas.
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