Oxley Park Academy

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Redgrave Drive
Oxley Park
Milton Keynes
MK4 4TA
01908 503870
Bust
Pupils
565
Cake
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy - Converter Mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(4/3/15)
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48%
NATIONAL AVG. 50%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
4%
NATIONAL AVG. 5%
% pupils achieving the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics
Absence
103
READING
NATIONAL AVG. 99.4
Average scaled score
Absence
102
MATHS
NATIONAL AVG. 99.6
Average scaled score
Absence
DATA
GUIDE

Primary Data 2016
Information for parents
Value added
-2.7
Reading progress score
Value added
-3.3
Writing progress score
Value added
-4.0
Maths progress score
93%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 20.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.7:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
5.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
School language
18%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
5.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

Oxley Park Academy is much larger than the average-sized primary school. The school converted to a stand-alone academy on 1 July 2011. When its predecessor school, Oxley Park Primary School, was last inspected by Ofsted, its overall effectiveness was judged to be good. There are two full-time Reception classes in the early years provision. Pupils have a diverse range of ethnic heritages. The large majority are White British, of Indian background, or of African origin. The proportion of pupils for whom the school receives the pupil premium is well below average. This is additional funding for disadvantaged pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and children who are looked after. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs is below average. There have been several changes in staffing over the last two years, regarding teachers and the roles of senior leaders. The Principal is a local leader of education and has been supporting another school in the area. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics.

Catchment information

01908 691691

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Parent reviews

Average Rating:

BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Used to be a great school, but standards have really slipped”
AUTHOR:
A school in decline, it used to be excellent but standards have really slipped and teachers now seem more interested in process than in educating their pupils. Pupils seem to exist in a comfort zone that stretches neither pupils nor teachers. I am frequently amazed at some of the gems of information my children come home with, unfortunately not in a positive way. I am not at all impressed with the standard of maths, the school seems to be just running on momentum and staff seem to do just enough, working to a lowest common denominator. Far too much senior leadership effort seems to have been wasted on their new site. Very disappointing.
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