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Year 6 SATs Results 2014

The table below shows the SAT results for Year 6 pupils taken in May 2014 and compares them to data for all schools in the country. The national averages are based on 2013 averages as we are awaiting the 2014 figures which are usually released in September each year.

  Pupils achieving Level 4c and above Pupils achieving Level 4b and above Pupils achieving Level 5  and above
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National
(2013)

School National
(2013)
School National
(2013)
RWM* 92% 75% 71% 61% 24% 21%
Reading 99% 86% 94% 75% 57% 44%
Writing 95% 83% 83% N/A 43% 36%
Maths 94% 85% 80% 73% 43% 41%

*RWM is Reading, Writing and Maths combined


 Staff Vacancies for September 2014

We have the following four vacancies for staff from September:

  1. Catering Assistant, 11.45-13.45, Mon-Fri, Term time only, Temporary.
  2. Cleaner, 15.30-17.00, Mon-Fri, Term time + 3 weeks during school holidays, Permanent.
  3. Play Leader/Meal Time Assistant, 11.45-13.00, Mon-Fri, Term time only, Temporary.
  4. Learning Assistant, Grade C, 28 hrs per week, Mon-Fri, Term time only, Temporary - 1 year maternity cover.

If you might be interested in any of these posts please read the job details by clicking here.

Enjoy Learn Achieve

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Welcome to Our School - Mr A Brierley - Head Teacher


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Enjoy, Learn, Achieve:

our aims for your child

Our vision is simple: we want all our children to enjoy their time at West Croft. Think of your own learning and you will probably find that your most memorable learning came from an experience you enjoyed. It's the same for the children: a child who enjoys school is more likely to learn. With learning comes achievement. Please note that this is not the same as attainment: attainment is competitive, achievement is improvement on personal best.

 

We set high expectations of our pupils because we want our children to achieve and because we want to equip them with the necessary life skills to make decisions and take control of their own destinies in the 'real world'. We want our children to steer their own path through life, not have their lives determined by others.

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Teaching and Learning


At West Croft we encourage children to talk about their learning to and with adults and their peers: if you can articulate your thoughts you are more able to write them down clearly. We place great value on teaching through guided learning: the teacher working with small groups to correct misconceptions and provide support and challenge. Sometimes this work can take place outside the class with a Teaching Assistant or one-to-one teacher.

We set whole school targets for Literacy and Numeracy. These give children a clear focus for their learning and a clear sense of achievement.

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The Hisory of West Croft Junior School


Built originally in 1958, the school benefits from a spacious, well-equipped hall from which the main building rooms extend. Our building ensures ample, effective teaching space. Classrooms are of a generous size and are well appointed. There are also additional areas for group study and a Library.

The school is situated in pleasant grounds. The playground and field areas are large. We have a small arboretum and attractive areas for environmental studies, including our own pond.

Pynes Infants and Nursery is on the adjacent site. This allows the children to move safely between schools whenever necessary and facilitates liaison, but as each school has a small age range we can concentrate our resources. This enables us both to produce a very effective, well-linked curriculum, combining the assets of both schools.