OFSTED Report 2011/2012

We are thrilled to bring you our OUTSTANDING Ofsted Report. 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.


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