Ofsted Inspection


Our school was last inspected in February 2024

Ofsted assessed us as a GOOD SCHOOL.

Barley Mow Primary School is warm and welcoming. There are positive relationships between staff and pupils.

Pupils behave well in school. They have been taught to be respectful of everyone. In classrooms pupils learn without distraction. They enthusiastically engage in their learning. This is a testament to staff who ensure that lessons are interesting and challenging.

The school has insured that pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities are included fully in the life of the school. Leaders have high expectations of all pupils.

The school has “Our School Pledge”, this is an initiative to ensure that pupils have enjoyable experiences. These enhance the curriculum and pupils’ wider experiences.

There is a sharp focus on pupils’ wider development. 

The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.