|Name||Hutton Church of England Primary School|
|Address||Church Lane, Hutton, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 9SN|
|Religious Character||Church of England|
|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%|
|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.