Hutton Church of England Primary School

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Hutton Church of England Primary School

Name Hutton Church of England Primary School
Ofsted Inspections
Address Church Lane, Hutton, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 9SN
Phone Number 01934812852
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 210 (48.1% boys 51.9% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.5
Academy Sponsor Kaleidoscope Multi Academy Trust
Local Authority North Somerset
Percentage Free School Meals 14.8%
Percentage English is Not First Language 1.4%
Persistent Absence 5.5%
Pupils with SEN Support 15.2%%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Information about this school

Hutton Church of England Primary School is slightly smaller than most primary schools. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is lower than average.

This is extra funding given to the school for children known to be eligible for free school meals and children looked after by the local authority. There are currently no children in the school who are looked after by the local authority. Most pupils come from White British backgrounds.

The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs supported at school action is lower than the national average. The proportion of pupils at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is higher than the national average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school. Children get off to a good start when they join Reception. The teaching of phonics (letters and the sounds they make) is particularly strong, contributing to pupils’ above average attainment in spelling and reading.

Pupils eligible for the pupil premium, disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs, achieve as well as, and sometimes better than, other pupils. Strong professional relationships between teachers and pupils create a culture of mutual respect within which pupils make good progress. Pupils are polite and courteous.

They behave well and demonstrate great pride in their school and their achievements. Pupils are safe and well cared for. Staff know pupils’ individual needs extremely well and provide personalised support to help them to overcome any barriers to learning.

The headteacher has high expectations and is well respected in the school. She has created an environment where everyone is valued and all talents are celebrated. Middle leaders are skilful and committed.

They are effective in supporting improvements in teaching. Pupils take on a wide range of leadership responsibilities. These activities prepare them extremely well for making valuable contributions to society as responsible citizens.

Governors challenge the school where necessary and support improvement measures. It is not yet an outstanding school because : The quality of teaching is not yet outstanding. Some lessons do not always allow pupils to make the progress of which they are capable.

Teachers do not always communicate high expectations. Teachers’ marking is of inconsistent quality and does not always clearly show pupils what they need to do to improve. The presentation of pupils’ work is sometimes not of a high enough standard.