Great Orton Primary School

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Great Orton
Carlisle
CA5 6NA
01228711602
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Pupils
47
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Ages
4 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(5/6/19)
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NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The school is a much smaller than average-sized primary school. In the absence of the substantive headteacher, the school is supported by an executive principal for one day per week and an associate headteacher on behalf of the local authority. An experienced headteacher has very recently taken up the role of acting headteacher in the absence of the substantive headteacher. The vast majority of pupils are White British, and all speak English as their first language. There are too few children in the early years on which to report. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is in line with the national average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is in line with the national average. A new chair of the governing body has been appointed since the previous inspection. Inspection report: Great Orton Primary School, 4–5 June 2019 Page 9 of 11 Information about this inspection The inspector held meetings with the acting headteacher, the executive principal, the associate adviser and a local authority general adviser. The inspector met with four members of the governing body, including the chair of the governing body. The inspector, together with the acting headteacher, observed pupils’ learning across the school. The inspector looked at pupils’ current work from across the curriculum. The inspector listened to pupils read and spoke with them about the culture of reading within the school. The inspector observed pupils’ behaviour in lessons and while they were at play. The inspector examined a wide range of school documentation, including the school’s self-evaluation and plans for improvement. He also examined records of monitoring activities and minutes of governing body meetings. The inspector scrutinised a range of safeguarding information, including the single central record. The inspector spoke with parents; he considered the 18 responses to Parent View, Ofsted online questionnaire, and the 15 free-text responses. The inspector considered the 43 responses to the pupils’ survey and eight responses to the staff survey. Inspection team John Donald, lead inspector Her Majesty’s Inspector Inspection report: Great Orton Primary School, 4–5 June 2019 Page 10 of 11 Any complaints about the inspection or the report should be made following the procedures set out in the guidance ‘Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted’, which is available from Ofsted’s website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/complaints-about-ofsted. If you would like Ofsted to send you a copy of the guidance, please telephone 0300 123 4234, or email [email protected]

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