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Ofsted Reports

Please find below our most recent Ofsted reports, and relevant information from the Department for Education Performance Tables.

Westdale is a good school because;


Strengths of the School

  • Pupils enjoy coming to school and feel valued
  • Leaders have high expectations
  • Staff feel respected and supported and are proud to work at the school
  • Relationships are positive and the school is calm and orderly
  • Pupils behaviour is calm and well managed
  • Parents are overwhelmingly supportive of the school
  • There is a broad and balanced curriculum with a range of sporting activities and a rich musical diet
  • Personal, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is a strength of the school

Next Steps

Leaders should ensure that;

  • Teachers consistently challenge the most able particularly with writing to increase the percentage who achieve at the higher standard at the end of KS1
  • They allocate pupil premium funding specifically and evaluate its impact precisely to ensure that disadvantaged pupils make good progress from Reception through to Year 2.


Westdale is a good school because ;

  • Pupils make good progress
  • Attainment in reading, writing and mathematics is above average.
  • The school is a happy place and staff show exceptional care for all pupils.
  • Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well. This helps pupils to behave well and develop good attitudes to learning.
  • Classroom activities interest and excite pupils and, in turn, promote good learning.
  • The school has outstanding links with parents, who speak very highly of it.


Click the link below for out latest OFSTED report