HoldbrookPrimary School and Nursery

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Holdbrook Primary school had its last full inspection in February 2018. 


Since this inspection we have received 3 monitoring inspections and 1 Ofsted visit. 


The most recent inspection was on Tuesday 29th June 2021 and the inspector concluded that, “Leaders and those responsible for governance are taking effective action in order for the school to become a good school.” 


We are very proud of this report, as it summarises the journey the school has been on over the last 2 years and shows the commitment and dedication the staff and governors have had in order to provide the best education for all of the children at Holdbrook.   


Within his letter he highlighted many strengths including: 

  • Our aspirations for a high quality curriculum are becoming a reality. 

  • The school is a calm and orderly place. 

  • Pupils get on well together.

  • There is a strong commitment to teaching fundamental British Values. 

  • The Governing body are well informed. 

  • Leaders quickly established a culture where mediocrity is not accepted.

  • Staff, pupils and parents are now highly supportive of the school. 

  • There has been considerable training for teachers. 

  • Teachers use different assessment strategies to check what pupils know and remember. 

  • Teachers provide pupils with appropriate reading books.


The full report can be found below.