Ofsted visited Oakfield for an inspection
on 8 and 9 February 2022
Please click on the attachment below to view the full report.
The key points of the report are summarised as follows:
Oakfield Junior School continues to be a good school. There is enough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if we were to carry out a section 5 inspection now. The school's next inspection will be a section 5 inspection.
What is it like to attend this school?
'Pupils feel extremely happy and safe in this very supportive school. They value their friendships and the strong relationships that staff have with them. Pupils said that staff are caring and kind'
'Leaders want pupils to do their best and be highly successflu. Pupils continuously live up to these expectations'
'Leaders plan extensively to support pupils' wider development. Pupils have opportunities to take part in a vast array of visits and activities, both in school and further afield, and are strongly encouraged to do so.'
What does the school do well and what does it need to do better?
'Leaders have planned an exceptionally stimulating curriculum. The curriculum is highly ambitious for all pupils.'
'Pupils get expert help from support staff to help them to catch up.'
'Pupils' conduct is exemplary. They follow the school's expectations for behaviour both in lessons and around the building , to the letter. Pupils are eager to behave in a way that fully reflects the school's values, known as the '5Cs.'