Mersey Drive Community Primary School, Whitefield, Greater Manchester, M45 8LN

0161 766 6298

merseydrive@bury.gov.uk

Mersey Drive Community Primary School

With Foundation Stage & Enhanced ASD Provision

Ofsted Inspection January 2017

 

View our latest Ofsted Inspection Report

 

View the Letter to parents - March 2017

 

 

Highlights from our most recent Ofsted Report 

  • The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection

  • [the Headteacher’s] passion and vision for the school are shared by all through a commitment to the school motto of ‘Enjoy learning; aim high, which is embedded in all aspects of school life
  • All members of the school community work together on behalf of the pupils

  • Pupils say they are happy in school and continue to benefit from interesting and well-planned learning opportunities across a range of subjects

  • All pupils are provided with enrichment and additional activities to stimulate their curiosity about the world, which broadens their understanding and passion to learn

  • Artistic, sporting and cultural opportunities add to the focus on academic success and are greatly appreciated by the pupils

  • Pupils have the opportunity to learn about respect for the environment and others. The eco student council is very active …..The work of these pupils is commendable

  • Community links, including those with local religious leaders, enhance the pupils’ appreciation of other faiths and cultures

  • The safeguarding of pupils is given the highest priority in the school…all pupils…are well cared for

  • The Learning Mentor is diligent in her work and she ensures that links with other professionals are developed well to enhance pupils safety

  • Pupils’ achievement is good because of the consistently good quality of teaching and learning on a day-to-day basis

  • There is a common understanding of what needs to be done to ensure that every pupil improves

  • All classrooms are very positive places

  • Expectations of what every pupil can achieve are high

  • Relationships between the staff and the pupils are positive

  • Teachers work hard to ensure that lessons are interesting and provide interesting resources to help stimulate the pupils in their thinking

  • Pupils are very happy at school, enjoy their learning and appreciate the additional activities that the school provides

  • Pupils are extremely polite, behave well at all times and are very respectful to each other

  • The school’s open culture actively promotes all aspects of pupils’ welfare. Pupils say that they feel safe at all times

  • Pupils are rightly proud of their school and are a great credit to their teachers and families

  • The school is inclusive …Pupils learn to understand the importance of inclusion

  • The school works extremely well with parents and families. Parents appreciate being involved in supporting their children’s learning in the early …Parents are highly positive about the support their children receive, particularly for pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities