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Pitsford Primary School

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Admissions

Please click HERE for details of the LA Admissions criteria which apply to Pitsford Primary School, which is a local authority maintained primary school.                      

Our Published Admission Number for intake is 10 pupils.  In 2019 EYFS will be over-subscribed.  However, we have some spaces in other year groups.  If you would like to find out more, please contact the school office.

Assessment

At Pitsford, the progress of all children is continuously monitored and assessed by class teachers. This is through both formative and summative assessment (daily, weekly and termly assessment). Our expert team of teachers are constantly reflecting upon ‘Where the children are’ and ‘How we can meet their needs.’ As such we are firm believers that assessments are a part of school life and a means to measure how well the children – and the school – are doing. They are not the focus of our work and we are passionate about a balanced education rather than one that narrows the curriculum to focus solely upon exam outcomes.

In Foundation Stage assessment takes the form of the Pupil Profile which monitors the progress of the children in all areas of the curriculum. We use a secure online system called Tapestry to allow parents to input to this process so we gain a rounded picture of your child.

Teacher assessment and tracking forms the majority of our assessment work. This is linked to our iTrack system and a tracking system designed by our team to complement our curriculum model, and allow us to monitor the progress of pupils in non-core subjects.

In addition to this there are a number of nationally administered assessments, including the Phonics Check in Year 1.

Year 2 and Year 6 children undertake Statutory Assessment Tests (SATs) in English and Mathematics as well as having their writing continually assessed so that teachers can make a final judgement at the end of their year.

Parents are notified of the results of Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments at the end of the school year, and this data in an anonymised format is used to assess how our school compares with others in our Local Authority and Nationally. 

Attainment

Please click HERE for our latest Key Stage results

Attendance

Please click HERE for more information relating to attendance

British Values Statement

Please click HERE for our statement on British Values

Contacts

Mrs Brealey, our Business Manager, and Mrs Myles our Office Administrator will be happy to help with any everyday questions you may have.

Please see the contact details on our 'Contact Us' page

Curriculum

Please click HERE to access information about our curriculum

Department for Education Performance Data

Please click HERE to access performance data for Pitsford including national comparisons

Equality Objectives

Please click HERE for our Equality Objectives

E-safety

Please click HERE for information, advice and useful links on how we manage children's safety on-line

Safeguarding

We consider the safeguarding of our pupils as paramount.

We have a culture of safety and care for all our pupils and this is reflected in our Safeguarding Policy and other linked policies such as Intimate Care, Educational Visits, Site Security, Health and Safety, Code of Conduct of Staff, Acceptable Use of ICT etc.

These are all available on our Policy Page

Our Child Protection Governors is Gill Hanrahan.

SEND Local Offer and Name of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

Please click HERE for details of our school's SEND local offer and other information surrounding our SEND provision

Mrs Ruth Tuttle is our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) and can be contacted via the school office.  If you have a complaint relating to the SEND support provided by our school for your child, please speak with Mrs Tuttle in the first instance and if this proves unsatisfactory, Mr Ayton.  Our complaints procedure will then be instigated.

OFSTED Report

Please click HERE for the latest OFSTED inspection report

Policies

Please click HERE to access all our school policies including:

  • Accessibility Policy
  • Behaviour Policy
  • Charging and Remissions Policy
  • Equality Policies
  • Special Educational Need Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • Pupil Premium Information

Sports Premium Information

Please click HERE for information on the Sports Premium at Pitsford

Trade Union Facility Time

In the financial year 2018-19, 1 working day was taken by employees of the school to undertake agreed Trade Union activity.