Ofsted goodIt is with enormous pleasure and pride that we are able to announce that New Close Primary School has been graded GOOD by Ofsted.

This is following a full section 5 inspection on the 22nd/23rd March 2022.


We have now received the report and we have achieved ‘Good’ across all categories in the inspection framework.

Click here to view our latest Ofsted report 

We are delighted that Ofsted has recognised all these improvements and the excellent work going on here. Some additional comments taken directly from the report: 

  • Inspectors noted that Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils’ learning and behaviour.
  • Teachers expect pupils to always do their best and show pride in their work.
  • Pupils behave well in lessons. There is no bullying and when pupils are concerned there are effective ways of dealing with it.
  • The school is a calm place to learn.
  • Children in Early Years are prepared for the next stage of their education well.
  • Teachers prioritise core knowledge which underpins future learning.
  • The school ensures effective pastoral support is in place for military families.
  • The school is inclusive, the inspectors noted that the well-being of SEND pupils is a high priority.
  • It was recognised that staff know the children well and are vigilant for their well- being.

Ofsted Parent View

You can also view what our Parents say about us by visiting the Ofsted Parent View website. If you are a parent you are also able to share your views.

Click here to visit the Ofsted Parent View website