We are an expanding primary school in the west of the city. We are popular and always oversubscribed. Following a significant expansion and building programme, which will be completed in September 2016, we will have enough space for 420 children at Priory Primary School.
•Parents and the community, who support their children with their learning and by attending school activities.
•Foundation Stage, in which children settle well into school life and make consistently good progress.
•Small teaching groups in Yr 5 / 6 to accelerate progress.
•Effective intervention to support children’s development and learning in Maths, Reading, Speech and Language, Social Skills and Fine and gross motor skills
•All children in Year 1 (and Year 2 children that were unsuccessful in their Phonics screening) having an adult led guided reading group each morning
•Enterprise activities embedded into the Learning Challenge curriculum and supporting community links.
•Strong partnerships with other agencies (School Health Plus ½ day weekly support from our school nurse)
•Strong school to school support within our 11 school partnership, with some key staff providing support and challenge within other schools across the city.
•Enthusiastic, dedicated and supporting staff who are willing to go the extra mile with the aim of ensuring our children achieve their full potential
•Flexible and determined staff and governors committed to finding creative solutions to school improvement issues
•Carefully planned and engaging learning challenge curriculum, which not only supports academic learning and the acquisition of basic skills but also lays significant emphasis on the children’s social moral spiritual and cultural development
We are currently graded as ‘good’ by Ofsted and are working hard to try to ensure a positive outcome at our next inspection.