Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Ofsted Reports

We are very proud to share our most recent OFSTED report with you from 23-24 April 2024.

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These were some of their findings about Thomas Jolyffe Primary School:


"The school is determined for all pupils to succeed.
Many changes have been made.
Leadership team are making much-needed changes, which reflect demonstrable progress.
There has been prioritised development of the curriculum.
High expectations for all pupils.
Positive relationships.
Pupils learn in a nurturing and inclusive environment.
Personal development is a strength.
The school provides opportunities to enrich pupil's experiences.
Pupils value the leadership skills that they are developing.
The school knows what it needs to do to bring about improvement.
The curriculum offer is broad and ambitious.
There is a well-sequenced phonics curriculum.
Children start to learn phonics as soon as they enter Reception.
Pupils are proud of their new library - 'it is a reading wonderland. It is like walking into another world!'
Pupils with SEND are identified at an early stage.

Safeguarding is effective.
Pupils contribute to the life of the school.
Governors know the school well and understand the school's priorities".




‘Children are captivated by their learning’, ‘The well-being of pupils is at the heart of the school’, ‘School is a calm place - pupils are polite, courteous and well-mannered.'