The Effectiveness of...

...The Early Years Provision

Overall Effectiveness dataout

The early year’s provision, progress and attainment have been moderated by the LA/SIP as outstanding.

Leadership and management are effective in promoting progress, attainment, self-esteem, confidence and enjoyment.

Assessment, innovation, parent partnerships and a sense of enjoyment are very good aspects of leadership.

There are excellent links/transition procedures with feeder pre-schools and nurseries. Pupil progress meetings are very well led and demonstrate impact on learning and improvements in most areas.

Effectiveness Of Leadership And Management dataout

Outstanding EYFS leadership focuses on helping the large majority of pupils to make excellent progress and achieve a Good Level of Development in their learning, development and welfare (See EYFS action plan and on entry / on exit EYFS analysis).

Self-evaluation takes into account the views of children, parents/carers, and other interested partners. It is effective in identifying strengths and weaknesses of the provision and makes good use of findings from any other quality checks.

The Quality Of Teaching, Learning And Assessment datag

All teaching is good or better. Adults' excellent knowledge of learning, development and welfare requirements relating to EYFS effectively promotes children's learning, social, physical and economic well-being.

An interesting, well equipped and welcoming environment including the outdoor learning facility, successfully promotes children’s learning, social, physical and emotional wellbeing. High quality planning and organisation ensure that every child is suitably challenged; activities are well planned, based upon thorough and accurate observations and assessment and matched to the full range of children's needs.

Pupils make excellent progress in all areas as a result of excellent teaching, where there are pupils at risk of underachievement, implementation of successful actions are actioned to counter possible underachievement.

Robust and rigorous assessments inform planning with the forthcoming use of Tapestry.

Transition arrangements between Reception and Key Stage 1 ensure progress is consistent. Effective liaison between feeder Pre-schools, nurseries and home visits enables starting points for children in Reception to be assessed securely, ensuring starting points for measuring value added and progress is accurate.

Personal Development, Behaviour And Welfare datag

The safeguarding of children in EYFS is outstanding due to the robust steps taken including vetting of all adults working with the pupils, child protection explained at induction and first aid procedures for all the adults who work with the children.

An interesting, well equipped and welcoming environment including the outdoor learning facility, successfully promotes children’s learning, social, physical and emotional wellbeing. High quality planning and organisation ensure that every child is suitably challenged; activities are well planned, based upon thorough and accurate observations and assessment and matched to the full range of children's needs.

Outcomes For Pupils dataout

72.4% of pupils achieved a GLD compared to 66.2% nationally.

86.2% of pupils achieved Prime Goals compared to 75.5% NA.

75.9% of pupils achieved Specific Goals compared to 64.5% NA.

Key Issues for Improvement in EYFS

As Post OFSTED Action Plan

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