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The school was last inspected in April 2022. These are some of the comments the inspector made about the school.

  • Leaders know their school community well and work closely with both pupils and their families, maintaining a calming, visible presence in school.
  • Most pupils behave well throughout school and work with enthusiasm and concentration.
  • Pupils explained that nothing makes them feel uncomfortable. They feel well supported by the adults.
  • In mathematics, the subject leader has a clear understanding of how to plan learning so that pupils know, remember and are able to do more. There has been much work completed to improve the teaching of mathematics in school. The curriculum is now well sequenced.
  • Leaders and staff actively encourage pupils with Special Educaional Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to take a full part in the life of the school. Pupils with SEND access a number of interventions to support their learning.
  • In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders have increased their focus on helping pupils to develop as respectful, caring and active citizens. Learning how to be kind to one another has been a priority.
  • Staff are vigilant and take their safeguarding responsibilties seriously.
  • All staff agree that being part of the 'Hade Edge Team' is the greatest strength of the school. It is clear that, from the newest members of staff to those who have been at the school many years, they care deeply about the pupils they serve and their school community. 

The full Ofsted report can be found below.