"The Spinney is an outstanding school where pupils thrive in both their academic and personal development. Pupils love school and learning and they are exceptionally well prepared for their move to secondary education. Parents are almost unanimous in their support and are pleased to have chosen the school for their children."
"Outstanding teaching and the excellent curriculum mean that pupils thoroughly enjoy lessons. Teachers are highly skilled and ensure that classrooms present a calm and orderly learning atmosphere in which relationships are excellent and pupils are confident and secure."
"Pupils make outstanding progress because the staff know them well and meet their different learning needs."
"Children thrive in the school's very positive and nurturing environment. They benefit extremely well from the very good procedures that care for, guide and support their personal needs, and very strong partnerships with other schools."
"The school is led and managed exceptionally well. The headteacher provides outstanding leadership and management and has been pivotal in maintaining the school's outstanding overall effectiveness. There is a very strong sense of teamwork fostered by senior staff, and a feeling of common purpose of improvement at all levels."
Please see below and click on the PDF icon to access our most recent Ofsted Report.
Please also click on the website link which will take you to the Department for Education Performance Tables. This will show you how The Spinney Primary School compares with other Local Authority Schools and Schools Nationally in their performance at the end of Key Stage National Tests. If you would like any further information about this, please do not hesitate to ask us.
Ofsted judgments and Key Stage Assessment performance data are very important indicators of our school's ongoing success, and we are pleased that through hard work and determination we achieve well.
However these are not the only important factors to indicate our success. Please come and visit to see for yourself some of the things that can not be measured including the warmth of welcome, the quality of kind relationships, the creativity and positivity of our children and colleagues, our willingness to be life-long learners, our commitment to ongoing improvement and our sense of optimism and humour!