Prospectus: School Ethos and Curriculum

Click here to download our prospectus, which contains information about how we do things at Crossdale and what we hope to achieve for your child.  This information is intended to help you know more about the life and work of our school. You'll find lots of information here about the people who help our children and what school life is like.

Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most difficult decisions any parent has to make.We hope this information will help you to gain a picture of our school, our aims, values and how we support and encourage children to develop as individuals and grow into independent, successful and responsible people.

 

Latest Ofsted Report

Crossdale was inspected by OFSTED in May 2007; the school was judged to be ‘outstanding’. In July 2010 we were informed that Ofsted had carried out an interim assessment of Crossdale using their monitoring systems.  We were delighted to discover that they felt that Crossdale has maintained standards since the last inspection and the school is still classed as 'outstanding'.

Visit Ofsted’s own website to read the report and find out more.

Each year we carry out a comprehensive Parent and Carer Survey that is analysed by Governors and reported back to parents in the Autumn term. OFSTED also have a facility for parents and carers to share their views and opinions, called Parent View. Click here for more information.

 

Latest SATs Results

  • In 2015 there were 28 children at Crossdale who took the end of KS2 SATs tests:

 

Percentage achieving L4+ in Reading 93%

Percentage achieving L4+ in Mathematics 96%

Percentage achieving Level 4+ in Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (GPS) 79%

Percentage achieving Level 4+ in Writing 93%

Percentage achieving Level 4+ in Writing, Reading and Maths 93%

Percentage achieving L5+ in Reading 43%

Percentage achieving L5+ in Mathematics 43%

Percentage achieving Level 5+ in GPS 54%

Percentage achieving Level 5+ in Writing 46%

Percentage achieving Level 5+ in Writing, Reading and Maths 25%

Percentage making 2 levels progress or more in Reading 89%

Percentage making 3 levels progress or more in Reading 21%

Reading Average Point Score 29.1

Percentage making 2 levels progress or more in Maths 96%

Percentage making 3 levels progress or more in Maths 29%

Maths Average Point Score 30

Percentage making 2 levels progress or more in Writing 100%

Percentage making 3 levels progress or more in Writing 36%

Writing Average Point Score 29.8

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (GPS) Average Point Score 29.1

Reading, Writing, GPS and Maths Average Point Score 29.5

 

 

Further information about our SATs results can be found at this page. ‘Parent View’ can also be found on OFSTED’s website

 

 

Admission Arrangements

If you live in Nottinghamshire, you need to apply to Nottinghamshire County Council for admission to any school in any year group regardless of the school that you wish to apply for. All information regarding school admissions can be found on the website of Nottinghamshire County Council. Click here

Don't hesitate to call us if you have any questions about your child starting school at Crossdale.

 

Pupil Premium Grant

The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their wealthier peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.

Click here to read about the use and impact of the Pupil Premium Grant at Crossdale in 2015/16.

Click here to read about our strategy for the Pupil Premium Grant at Crossdale in 2016/17.

Sport at Crossdale

Click here to read about Sport and PE provision at Crossdale.

School Policies

Crossdale has a numerous policies which are all available to parents upon request. Below is a sample of policies which may be of interest to parents and carers: