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Ofsted Report

Ofsted Inspection – December 2023 

Please take time to read our OUTSTANDING Ofsted report from December 2023. The report can be accessed by clicking below..

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We have included some quotes from the Ofsted Report December 2023 below.

Stannington Infant School provides pupils with an exceptional education.

The school has the highest expectations of what pupils can achieve and these expectations are

Pupils’ behaviour in lessons and around school is impeccable. They show high levels
of motivation and enthusiasm for school.

The school has developed and introduced a broad and highly ambitious curriculum.
Leaders base their thinking on the latest educational research.

The school is expert at identifying the needs of pupils with special educational needs and/or
disabilities (SEND).




Leaders and teachers have excellent subject knowledge. They plan interesting and
relevant learning.

Teachers regularly check that pupils are remembering what they are learning.

Reading is a high priority. Books are celebrated and pupils develop a love of reading.
High-quality texts are used to enrich the curriculum. Phonics is taught consistently
well by expert teachers. Pupils become successful readers.

Children in the Reception class get off to a flying start. Pupils, including children in the early years, demonstrate real enthusiasm for

Leaders, including governors and trustees, are relentless in their commitment to the
pupils and community.

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