Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services, and Skills. It is the government organisation tasked with inspecting and regulating care for children and young people. This includes inspecting educational facilities for learners of any age.
St. Martin at Shouldham was last inspected in 2013. The full report is available on the Ofsted website.
'The pursuit of excellence in all of the school's activities is demonstrated by an uncompromising drive to strongly improve, and maintain, the highest levels of academic progress. This is apparent at all levels of leadership and management.'
'The school's curriculum provides highly positive experiences and rich opportunities for high quality learning.'
'Over the last five years, attainment in English and mathematics has been consistently above national averages. In some years, pupils have left the school more than a year ahead of pupils nationally.'
Key Stage 2 Results 2018
Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics - 73%
Average progress in reading: 3.4 (Well above national progress)
Average progress in writing: 2 (Average against national progress)
Average progress in maths: 3.1 (Above average national progress)
Percentage of pupils achieving a high level of attainment in reading, writing and mathematics: 17%
Average scaled score in reading: 108
Average scaled score in mathematics: 107
|National||School||School performance against National|
|KS1 Reading Expected Standard +||75%||83%||+8%|
|KS1 Reading Greater Depth||26%||33%||+7%|
|KS1 Writing Expected Standard +||70%||80%||+10%|
|KS1 Writing Greater Depth||16%||20%||+4%|
|KS1 Maths Expected Standard +||76%||83%||+7%|
|KS1 Maths Greater Depth||22%||33%||+11%|
|KS2 Reading Expected Standard +||75%||97%||+22%|
|KS2 Reading Higher Standard||28%||33%||+5%|
|KS2 Writing Expected Standard +||78%||83%||+5%|
|KS2 Writing Greater Depth||20%||30%||+10%|
|KS2 Maths Expected Standard +||76%||80%||+4%|
|KS2 Maths Higher Standard||24%||37%||+13%|