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Parkstone Primary School – Ofsted Report 2022
Parkstone Primary School – Ofsted website
How well inspectors think the school is doing and what it could do to make things even be
How well pupils are doing, both in their education and their overall well-being and personal development.
What parents and carers think about the school.
How up to date the school buildings are, including any boarding school living accommodation.
How any problems or complaints are dealt with.
How the school complies with rules and regulations.
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‘Pupils who are falling behind in their phonics get extra help to catch up.’
‘All pupils know the school rules.’
‘Teachers have strong subject
knowledge and use geographical vocabulary with precision.’
‘Leaders’ relationships and sex education and health education
curriculums give pupils an age-appropriate understanding of healthy relationships.’
‘ Subject leaders benefit from meeting staff in
other trust schools to exchange ideas and good practice.’
adults have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour.’
‘Children in early years learn phonics as soon as they start school.’
‘The governing body challenges leaders on the actions they are taking to improve the school.’
‘Teachers say that leaders listen to their views and help them to manage their workload.’
‘Teachers use ‘pinny time’ to revisit the sounds that children have been
taught, as they learn through play.’
‘Pupils could talk about rainfall and temperature graphs, as well as the impact of the River Nile on Egyptian settlements.’
‘Pupils thrive at this inclusive school.’
‘Pupils talk with pride about the ‘leading learner’ badges
they get for reading regularly, arriving on time and trying hard.’
‘One pupil told the
inspector that, ‘school is amazing because teachers include everyone.’
‘Staff are happy, and morale
‘Pupils are very positive about their
‘The geography curriculum is a strength of the school.
Leaders have carefully set out what they want pupils to know by the end of each year.’
‘Pupils enjoy the books their teacher reads to them.’
have provided teachers with the phonics training they need.’
‘The reading curriculum is well organised.’
‘Classrooms are oases of calm. As a
result, pupils are happy. They feel safe at school.’
‘In mathematics, teachers make daily checks on pupils’ understanding. This ensures that the work pupils do is suitably challenging.’
‘Reception children get opportunities to explore numbers all the time.
Daily mathematics lessons help them to count with speed and confidence.’
‘Pupils discuss and analyse texts during their
‘reading mastery’ lessons.’
‘In Reception, phonics is taught every day.’
‘Teachers model language and sounds accurately. This means that Reception children get off to a strong start with their reading.’