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“This is a good school”. “Senior leaders provide strong and dedicated leadership for the school.“

“Pupils in the early years make a good start to school life”

“Plans for improvement provide clear direction.”

“They are a united team, committed to ensuring that pupils enjoy their learning and achieve well.”

“Pupils conduct themselves well around the school and are polite and well mannered.”

“The Governing Body have a good understanding of the work of the school and are ambitious for its future“

“They [The Governing Body] provide good levels of support and challenge to senior leaders.”

“The school is a calm and friendly place.”

“Good teaching and effective relationships between adults and pupils encourage pupils to be enthusiastic learners.“

“Pupils enjoy school and get on well together.”

“Pupils with SEN&D receive effective, well-planned support. Teachers work closely with parents.”

“Children enjoy a range of stimulating activities that encourage them to learn in different areas of the curriculum.”

“They (the pupils) are proud to be members of Chellaston Infants. They are unfailingly polite and friendly. (Ofsted 2014)“

“Teachers teach pupils through a curriculum that interests and inspires pupils to learn.”

“The majority of pupils make good progress in a range of subjects.”

“Children are routinely expected to use their natural curiosity and find things out for themselves, but always within a well-supervised environment. (Ofsted 2014)”

“Relationships between adults and children, and between the children themselves, are of a very high quality. (Ofsted 2014)”

“Pupils benefit considerably from the range of sporting opportunities and other wider curricular activities provided by the school.”

Quotes from our 2014 and 2018 Ofsted reports.