OFSTED October 2013

On 17th and 18th October Great Denham Primary had its first OFSTED inspection. We are delighted with the outcome. Great Denham is a good school with behavour and safety being graded as outstanding. Below you can see some of the comments the inspectors made:

'Pupils, having joined the school from many different schools, achieve well at Great Denham. This is because teaching is consistently good.'

'Teachers inspire in pupils a love and thirst for learning through their enthusiasm and high expectations for pupils progress.'

'Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and their behaviour is outstanding. They say they feel very safe in school.'

'The school promotes pupil's spiritual, moral, social and cultural development exceptionally well.'

'The senior leadership team , including governors, has, in a relatively short time, succeeded in weaving a rich tapestry of high quality experiences to enable pupils to enjoy learning and achieve well.'

'Leaders 'no excuse' culture means that all pupils are included and given equal opportunities to thrive.'

'Pupils are polite and well mannered. They say that bullying is not an issue ' we don't do that here.'

'The highly engaging and stimulating curriculum feeds pupil's hunger for learning.'

'The school makes an outstanding contribution to pupil's spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness through its programme of social and health education and through a wide range of sporting, artistic and musical activities.'

'Parents are delighted with the school and satisfaction ratings on Parent View are extremely high.' 

If you would like to read the full report please click here.


Parent View jigsaw Parent View

Parent View gives parents the chance to tell Ofsted what they think about their child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected.

Parent view will use the information parents provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect and when.

Click here to access Parent View on the Ofsted website.

Click ‘Give your views’ to register and complete a survey to help your child’s school improve.