OFSTED and Performance Information

What Ofsted say about us:

“Newsham Primary School continues to be a good school.”

“Newsham Primary School is a bright, friendly and calm school, which is at the heart of its community.  Pupils say that the school is brilliant.”

“Staff and pupils all share the 7Rs, which are the values of the school.”

“The resolute, determined and inspirational leadership of the headteacher, ably supported by the senior leadership team, has transformed learning in Newsham. The school has rapidly improved because leaders and governors have successfully tackled previous weaknesses.”

“Pupils make good progress in their learning from their individual starting points, and achieve well. This includes disadvantaged pupils and the most-able pupils.”

“Pupils learn quickly and show enjoyment in well-planned lessons. Teachers assess their work carefully and accurately, and give timely support and guidance. This is appreciated by pupils, who respond thoughtfully.”

“The behaviour of pupils is good. They are very polite, friendly, courteous and have good manners.”

“Pupils’ consideration of others and positive attitudes to learning ensure that their personal development and welfare is outstanding.”