Ofsted and Performance Data

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


The school was inspected in February 2024. The outcomes of the inspection were that it was rated as GOOD overall, with two areas rated as OUTSTANDING. 

The inspectors carried out their inspection over two days, which included deep dives into various subjects, lesson visits, discussions with staff/pupils, meetings with school leaders and scrutiny of children’s work. They met with the headteacher, deputy headteachers, subject leaders, members of the governing body, spoke with parents, and reviewed documentation provided by the school. Below are a few quotes from the report.


‘The school’s values, which include honesty, empathy and respect for all, permeate this successful school.’


‘Staff form positive, respectful relationships with pupils. As a result, pupils feel valued. Pupils enjoy school and describe the school as a friendly place.’


‘The school’s curriculum is broad and ambitious. It is designed well to ensure that the diverse needs of pupils are met.’


‘The school makes sure pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are well supported.’


‘The early years provision in this school is exceptional. Children learn the routines and habits of school from the very beginning. Children are highly motivated and eager to join in.’


‘Pupils’ conduct is exemplary.’


More of what inspectors looked at can be found within the official report.

The inspection graded the school in five different areas and this informs their assessment of overall effectiveness. 

  • Quality of Education: Good
  • Behaviour and Attitudes: Outstanding
  • Personal Development: Good
  • Leadership and Management: Good
  • Early Years Provision: Outstanding

We are incredibly proud of our report, which highlights what a great school Cherhill Primary is.