"This continues to be a Good school" Ofsted, October 2015
All schools in England are inspected by Ofsted on a regular basis. Our latest inspection took place in October 2015 and we were once again graded as a 'Good' school. The inspectors visited classrooms to observe teaching and looked through the children's books to see the evidence of their learning. They spoke to Miss Bezer and her leadership team about how the school is run and also spoke to our School Council to ask the children their opinions about the school. The inspectors praised the “high standards and aspirations from [the] staff” and the “high expectations of pupils”.
The inspector’s report states that a “high level of achievement” is attained by pupils at Dersingham, particularly “for those children in the early years and those disadvantaged pupils across the school”. Children in the Early Years “make rapid progress” through accurate use of assessment by adults. The report also praises the quality of teaching across the school and how it “promotes high standards”. Pupil progress well here at Dersingham with “the quality of writing [being] a strength across the school”.
They were also impressed with our school building, stating that we have “an engaging environment with well-maintained, attractive and litter free buildings and external areas. The thoughtful and careful use of the environment has provided opportunities to maximise learning for all pupils”. The inspectors report also commended our “harmonious community founded on respect for all” and our dedication to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our pupils – “a strength of the school”. We’re pleased that they recognised that our pupils “know how to seek help, and feel safe, well cared for and happy”.
Please see below to read the full report: