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Inspections

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We were last inspected by Ofsted in November 2014.

Here are a few highlights from our report which graded us as outstanding in all areas:

  • Cherry Oak is a rapidly improving school, which provides an excellent education for its pupils.
  • Pupils’ achievement across all subjects is outstanding due to the rapid progress they make.
  • Pupils have a strong desire and willingness to learn that is very clear to see in all lessons.
  • The executive headteacher has created a dynamic and forward-looking leadership team.
  • Teaching is outstanding due to careful planning, accurate assessment of pupil progress and high levels of challenge for all pupils.
  • Behaviour is outstanding and all pupils are very keen to learn and achieve success.
  • Everyone involved in the school rightly feel that Cherry Oak is a very safe place to learn and work.
  • Provision for children in early Years Foundation Stage is outstanding.
  • The links with parents are excellent and both the school questionnaire and the parents spoken to were highly positive. As one parent stated, ‘For the first time ever I feel listened to. I can talk to them and they talk, really talk to me.’ Another stated, ‘I just don’t know what I would do without them.’ When I am at my very bottom, the support they give me right back up – they are fantastic.’
  • The provision has excellent links with its federation partner.

You can read the full report below:

Parent View

You can now share your views on our school via Ofsted's Parent View website. By sharing your views, Ofsted hopes you'll be helping the school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us.

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Basic Skills Quality Mark (BSQM)

Our school was re-assessed for the Basic Skills Quality Mark in March 2017, and the feedback can be read in the report below: