SATs Results 2016-17

The Department for Education’s Compare Schools Performance service provides further information including performance tables for Horspath School.


National Association of Able Children in Education (NACE)

In February 2014, Horspath School was awarded the NACE Challenge Award. This award is recognised by external bodies, such as Ofsted, as a mark of quality provision for all pupils, with a focus on more able pupils.

“A commitment to and passion for challenging all learners permeates Horspath Primary School.”

“..all children ….. are challenged and inspired to achieve their full potential.”
“Pupil behaviour is exemplary and conducive to developing learning; they are engaged in lessons whether working in groups or independently; they understand themselves as leaners and have exceptional work ethics.”

“Lessons are well planned against high level learning outcomes, which are continually shared with pupils. Challenge for all was embedded within the lesson content”

Ofsted Report

The school was inspected by Ofsted in October 2012. The inspection report can be found on Ofsted’s website, or downloaded from the link below.

“Most teaching is good and some is outstanding… Behaviour is almost always good in lessons and it is often outstanding.”

“Leaders and managers are effectively focused on improving the school and doing all that they can to ensure that pupils achieve well.”

“The school has maintained a good curriculum that contributes much to pupils’ good spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Pupils are provided with many opportunities to work and play together and to reflect on their learning and experiences.”

SIAMS Report

South Oxfordshire Sportshall Athletics Tournament

In January 2016, Horspath School Athletics team competed at Wheatley Park for a place in the county final. We finished in the top two securing us a place in the final – due to take place at the end of February.  The squad eagerly awaits battling against the top teams in the county.  The winners will go on to represent their county at the School Games in the summer.

Wheatley Partnership Area Sports Competition

In July 2014, Horspath School were the winners of the Wheatley Partnership Area Sports Competition for the second consecutive year.