Abbey CofE Infant School

Aston Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5EL

  • Type of Institution

    Type of Institution Primary School

  • Age Range

    Age Range 3 - 7 Years

  • Religious Character

    Religious Character Church of England

  • Number of Places

    School Capacity 180

  • Number of Staff

    Number of Staff 42

  • Ofsted Rating

    Ofsted Rating Outstanding


Headteacher Mrs Rachel Horton, Headteacher
Educational Stages Early Years Education / Reception (3 - 5 yrs)
Primary / Infants (5 - 7 yrs)
Legal Status Voluntary Controlled School
Local Authority Name Warwickshire
Parliamentary Constituency Nuneaton
Urban or Rural Setting Urban city and town


  • Latest Ofsted Rating Outstanding
  • Latest Inspection Date 16/01/2014
  • Latest Ofsted Report View Report
  • This is an outstanding school.
  • Since the headteacher joined this school, there has been rapid improvement in all areas of its work.
  • Children in the Nursery and Reception classes achieve exceptionally well in all areas of learning. They develop the ability to learn rapidly by themselves and use their curiosity to investigate a wide range of stimulating activities.
  • In Years 1 and 2, the achievement of all groups of pupils continues to be outstanding. By the end of Year 2, standards in reading, writing and mathematics are above average.
  • Pupils benefit from consistently high quality teaching across different subjects in all year groups. Much teaching is inspirational and fires pupils’ interest.
  • Teachers are very good role models, which encourages pupils to do their very best and behave outstandingly well. This makes an exceptional contribution to learning because pupils concentrate fully over long periods of time.
  • All aspects of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development are promoted very well. This is highly effective in helping pupils to develop strong relationships and outstanding attitudes to learning.
  • The school’s work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding. Pupils feel very safe in school.
  • Teamwork among staff is exceptionally strong. Senior leaders work alongside other staff to set a high-quality example.
  • The progress of all groups of pupils is carefully checked, but it is not helpfully recorded for some pupils who get extra support.
  • Staff are set rigorous targets to improve their work. This has resulted in a rapid improvement in the quality of teaching and hence learning over the last three years.
  • Senior leaders are highly effective in checking how well the school is doing and planning to improve teaching and learning. Governors also play a critical role in this work.
Inspection Date 21/03/2007 14/05/2009 16/01/2014
Overall Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires Improvement Good Outstanding
Achievment of Pupils Requires Improvement Good Outstanding
Quality of Teaching Requires Improvement Good Outstanding
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils Good Good Outstanding
Effectiveness of Leadership and Management Good Good Outstanding
Report Type Full Inspection Full Inspection Full Inspection
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Around the area

Aston Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5EL

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