Mere Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 4AR


Finmere Church Of England Primary School

‘Challenging all to shine’



Key points of the Ofsted Report in brief.


Achievement of pupils is good.

Pupils make good progress across the school in reading, writing and mathematics. Attainment is above expectations at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.


The quality of teaching is good.

Teachers know pupils well and use good subject knowledge to plan lessons that match the abilities and needs of different groups of pupils in mixed-aged classes. Good relationships enable pupils to learn together effectively. Good assessment, good teacher questioning, good pace and challenging activities stretch pupils’ abilities. Work is marked thoroughly, with effective comments to help pupils improve.


The behaviour and safety of pupils are good.

Pupils are polite and respectful. Bullying in any form is very rare. Pupils feel safe, enjoy school and behave well. Pupils have good attitudes to learning.


The leadership and management are good.

The Headteacher provides strong and stable leadership. The Headteacher's effective monitoring and robust tracking ensures that teaching is good and pupils make good progress. The curriculum promotes pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development well. The governing body effectively holds the Headteacher to account for the quality of teaching and pupil achievement.


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Ofsted report 2013


Mere Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 4AR