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Publication of OFSTED REPORT

OFSTED Inspection Report - October 2021

I am pleased to share with you our latest OFSTED report from the inspection that took place on the 5th and 6th October. 

The outcome of our inspection is that Harcourt is a Good school with many strengths. Please see below some quotes from the report.

“Pupils are happy to come to Harcourt School. They enjoy learning in a calm and purposeful atmosphere without fear of bullying or discrimination. Pupils are polite and friendly and happy to give each other a helping hand.”

“Leaders and teachers swiftly identify and understand the needs of pupils with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities). They make sure that these pupils are well supported in and out of class.

“Leaders are passionate and determined that all pupils should learn to read. Pupils are encouraged to develop a love of reading and become confident, fluent readers.”

“Pupils live up to teachers’ high expectations for their behaviour.”

“The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.- Pupils’ well-being and safety are priorities for governors and staff. Safeguarding leaders ensure that staff are well trained so they know how to keep pupils safe.

“Leaders are ambitious for pupils and strive to ensure that their progress through the curriculum is exceptional.”

“The headteacher has created a culture in which aspirations have been raised for pupils’ personal development as well as their academic achievement.”