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It's official Rushcroft is a 'Good School'

Click here for our full Ofsted report April 2016

See below some of the quotes from the report:

  1. Pupils are proud of their school.
  2. Pupils behave well around the school and in lessons.
  3. They are cheerful, polite, helpful and very supportive of each other.
  4. Parents and staff recognise that it offers a caring and compassionate community where pupils are kept safe and their welfare matters greatly.
  5. The support provided to pupils with English as an additional language.
  6. Literacy support across the school is very good. A range of precisely targeted and monitored interventions to address the needs of weaker readers and writers is having a positive impact on pupil achievement in all year groups.
  7. Positive, respectful relationships between staff and pupils make a contribution to the learning and as a result pupils in most lessons make good progress.
  8. Teaching is stimulating in English.
  9. Pupils have very good attitudes towards their learning and develop a secure understanding of key aspects of language and a good knowledge of literature.
  10. Teaching in mathematics is effective and is supporting pupils’ good progress.
  11. Teachers model mathematical skills and techniques which challenge pupils to think deeply and solve problems.
  12. The most-able pupils make good progress in some classes, particularly in mathematics and science
  13. The school’s work to promote pupil’s personal development and welfare is good.
  14. The welfare of pupils is the highest priority for leaders.
  15. There are many opportunities for pupils to develop their leadership skills as mentors, prefects, classroom ambassadors and members of the pupil council.
  16. Pupils express their understanding of their own and other cultures though musical activities, high-quality artwork and poetry displayed around the school.
  17. Pupils are polite, courteous and respectful to each other, staff and visitors.
  18. Pupils enjoy each other’s company at social times and value the good friendships that they make here.
  19. Younger pupils make good progress in all subjects.
  20. Current information shows that pupils make increasingly good progress as they move through key stage 3.