Short Ofsted Inspection - June 2018

The was the first short inspection carried out since the school was judged to be good in March 2014.

Ofsted judgement (June 2018) - This school continues to be good - The full letter can be viewed here!

...your school is welcoming and inclusive; your pupils feel valued and are rightly proud of their school

...pupils’ behaviour is exemplary

...parents and carers are positive about the school.........the overwhelming majority of parents would recommend the school to others

...pupils enjoy coming to school, and attendance is considerably better than the national average

...pupils feel safe in school. The premises are maintained securely and pupils are appropriately supervised at all times

Ofsted 2014

The OFSTED inspection in March 2014 made the following judgement: "This is a Good School"

...a rising number of parents choose to send their children to Plumberow

...teachers make careful and accurate assessments of children’s progress

...there is a strong family atmosphere and relationships between pupils and staff are excellent

...Plumberow still has the community spirit of a small school!

Ofsted Judgments - March 2014

'This is a GOOD school'

Achievement - GOOD

Quality of Teaching - GOOD

Behaviour & Safety of Pupils - GOOD

Leadership & Management - GOOD

The full, latest report (March 2014) can be viewed here!

A congratulatory letter from Tim Coulson (Director of Education & Lifelong Learning at Essex cc) can be found, here

Ofsted 2009

The OFSTED inspection in June 2009 made the following judgement:

"Good teaching at Plumberow is resulting in pupils making good progress. The pupils personal development is outstanding, resulting in excellent behavour and very strong attitudes towards learning. Because of this, pupils are being well prepared for the next stage in their learning and their future lives."

The report in full can be found here.