Beverley Road, North Newbald, East Yorkshire YO43 4SQ

01430 827612

Newbald Primary School

"Big enough to inspire, Small enough to care"


Ofsted Report

Our school was inspected in December 2011, in summary the report stated that:

Overall effectiveness of the school - Good

"This is a good school. It has several outstanding elements. The school takes excellent care of pupils and gives them exceptionally good guidance and support.  Pupils feel extremely safe. By the end of year 6 attainment in maths is above average and in English it is significantly above average."

Effectiveness of the Early Years Foundation Stage - Good

"Children are well taught and learn well from many interesting and purposeful activities.  the provision is well led and managed and its bustling, lively atmosphere is tempered by well judged, teaching sessions that move children on at a good rate."

Outcomes for Individuals and Groups of pupils - Good

"Pupils' achievement is good throughout the school.  They read and write well for their age.  Pupils are responsible and behave considerately.  They are adamant that there is no bullying and no real arguments, only 'tiffs'.  They say the best thing about school is 'Everyone is friends and we all lay together'.  Pupils in the after school club receive excellent provision both before and after school.  Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities make good progress. Pupils are well prepared for their future lives."

How effective is the provision - Good.

"All staff care deeply about all pupils and do their utmost to support them.  There are considerable strengths in the curriculum. These include special weeks which include parents and carers."

The effectiveness of care, guidance and support - Outstanding

The extent of pupils' spiritual, moral,social and cultural development - Outstanding

The extent to which pupils adopt healthy lifestyles - Outstanding

The extent to which pupils feel safe - Outstanding

"Everyone in school is fully committed to ensuring pupil are safe, happy and ready to learn. Rigorous procedures which meet current requirements are in place to ensure safeguarding of pupils. The well-managed breakfast and after-school club provide high quality care beyond the school day. Supervision at all times, including the busy lunch-time break, is excellent."

Leadership and management - Outstanding

"The leaders and managers at the highest level are extremely successful in inspiring the school community.  The quality of teaching is good and some is very creative.  Equality of opportunity is outstanding because the school places this at the heart of its work."

The view of the vast majority of parents state that:

'The schools activities are first rate as is its sense of community and inclusion'.


Please click here to view the full Ofsted report, scroll down the page to open the latest report dated 2nd December 2011.

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Attainment Performance data/ DFE Performance Tables