Outstanding Progress - Primary School

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Presented to the UK Primary School that has made outstanding progress in the management of its facilities, finances and human resources and can demonstrate an increase in the educational performance of the school.

2018 Winner
Ernesettle Community School

 Ernesettle Community School

For the last three academic years, attainment figures put Ernesettle Community School in the top 1000 schools nationally overall and the top 100 schools for disadvantaged pupils’. Extended Schools provision, subsidised educational trips and the continued appointment of a Family Support Advisor all help to improve the life chances of its pupils.

Commended

Deighton Primary School, Gwent
Stalham Academy, Norfolk
Surrey Square Primary School, London
Queen's Park Primary School, London
Parklands Primary School, Leeds


2017 Winner
Woodside Primary Academy, London


Outstanding Progress - Primary School - Woodside Primary Academy, London

Woodside was put into special measures by Ofsted in 2012, but changes made under headteacher Shane Tewes involved parents and pupils, and a remarkable turnaround now sees the school rated Outstanding. In 2015, the school was in the top one per cent of schools in the country for the rate of pupil progress.

Commended

Crosthwaite Church of England Primary School
Ravens Academy
Ridgeway Primary Academy, Tyne & Wear
Barnsole Primary School, Kent
The Brent Primary School, Kent


2016 Winner
Moreland Primary School, London


Outstanding Progress - Primary School 2016 Outstanding Progress - Primary School winner - Moreland Primary School, London 2016 Winner Moreland Primary School, London

Moreland Primary School has beaten off criticism by the inspectorate from 2013 which saw the school gain a ‘Requires Improvement’ rating, to achieve it’s first ever ‘Good’ rating. The school was particularly praised for producing ‘exciting lessons’ and pupils achieving well. The school now moves to a new building on the same sight with an exciting future in store.

Commended
Ark Bentworth Primary Academy, London
Burton Primary, Dorset
Cotsford Junior School, Durham
Harris Primary Academy Kent House, London


2015 Winner
Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park, London

Since the Harris Federation took over Colraine Park Primary in 2012, the Tottenham school’s journey has taken a path from special measures to ‘Outstanding’ in just two years. The DfE rated it as the top sponsored primary Academy in the country for progress made by pupils between the ages of 7 and 11.

Commended
Eversely Primary School, London
Guru Nanak Sikh Academy, Middlesex
Wolverton Primary School, Warwick
Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School, London