OFSTED GOOD PROVIDER

After our latest Ofsted inspection took place in September 2016 and we are pleased to say that Dunsford continues to be recognised as a Good provider.

The report below recognises and highlights the many excellent features of our academy:

  • You have ensured that this small primary school of three classes is central to the lives of the families in the local rural community.
  • Families, staff and governors work together to provide a broad and memorable education for the pupils.
  • A special feature is the use you make of the school’s outdoor facilities, including the swimming pool, wild garden and forest school, to promote pupils’ social, emotional and academic development.
  • The 2016 progress information indicates that you have sustained pupils’ good academic progress since the last inspection.
  • Your vision of a rich and inspiring curriculum and high expectations of pupils’ learning is shared by governors, staff and parents.
  • Parents are exceptionally positive about the work of the school, especially the enriched curricular opportunities.
  • Children get off to a good start in the early years due to the strong provision.
  • Pupils are eager to learn and attend school regularly.
  • The school is calm and orderly and pupils behave well.
  • Governors have an in-depth understanding of the school’s strengths and areas for improvement.
  • The extensive curriculum is highly valued by parents and pupils.
  • In addition to the range of arts and poetry competitions, a high proportion of pupils participate in the wide variety of sport and tournaments provided through the school sport partnership

 

You have ensured that this small primary school of three classes is central to the lives of the families in the local rural community.

You and the subject leaders have ensured that the quality of teaching remains good and the 2016 progress information indicates that you have sustained pupils’ good academic progress since the last inspection.

Your vision of a rich and inspiring curriculum and high expectations of pupils’ learning is shared by governors, staff and parents.