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Frith Manor Primary School

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SandyArc Mon 14-Mar-16 21:15:27

Could anyone please give me more information on Frith Manor Primary School? Is it a good school? This is our local school and is Ofsted rated as Good but I noticed that it was rated on 5th March 2013 as Requires improvement. Is it worth applying for a better primary school instead?
What is your experience with this school?
Thank you everyone.

Njco Sun 03-Sep-17 09:46:08

Hi there

I would also be interested in hearing about this school as we are local to the area. Did you send your child here?

Thanks

Olivarovich Thu 23-Nov-17 15:38:28

My daughters both go to Frith. For years it has been good or outstanding. It went into RI for a couple of years after the old headteacher left and it seems he might have been coasting for a few years. So it didn't have in place proper procedures for measuring the children's progress and Ofsted wasn't impressed.
A lot of effort went into sorting it out so that Ofsted took it back up to Good.
The school is lovely, really friendly with generally well-behaved kids. The building is quite modern with lots of outdoor space. It always gets lots of kids into the good schools.
It is a 3-form entry, which is big by primary standards.

DelphiniumBlue Fri 24-Nov-17 07:37:48

It has a good reputation locally.
The RI was a blip, I gather an inspection was carried out within weeks of new Ofsted/ curriculum requirements being announced and the then SLT hadn't got themselves up to speed with the new regime or desseminated it down to teaching staff. That was quickly rectified.

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