Ofsted And Siams
Emmanuel Junior Academy is an OFSTED GOOD school, having been inspected in June 2023. Our key strengths are identified as:
- A well thought out and thorough curriculum
- Children's achievement and behaviour
- The curriculum for pupils’ personal, social and health education PSHE prepare s them well for life in modern Britain.
- Support for SEND children
- Effective Governance and support from the Trust
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Emmanuel Junior Academy was inspected by SIAMs (Statutory Inspections of Anglican and Methodist Schools) in June 2022. School was judged as GOOD overall for its effectiveness and distinctiveness as a Church of England School.
The inspector said that...
'Emmanuel Junior Academy is a warm and caring place where everyone feels safe, valued and included. Parents are supportive of the school, describing it as ‘the Emmanuel family’.
Everyone is striving to ‘be the best they can be’. Pupils know they are part of a joint Methodist Anglican Church school and have learned about John Wesley as part of their amazing people project. They talk about ‘do all the good you can’ explaining that ‘ideally you should think about it all the time’.
The following strengths were identified:
- The renewed Christian vision is increasingly becoming part of the school's daily life and can be seen in the strength of relationships. As a result, everyone is valued and cared for.
- The school vision is driving leaders in their commitment to support all pupils, particularly those with special needs and/or disabilities, so that they all flourish.
- Collective worship is a valued time for pupils and adults to explore the school's vision and their own spirituality. The opportunity for pupils to be worship leaders is beginning to enhance the worshipping life of the school.
- Pupils value the opportunities that religious education (RE) gives them to explore, in a safe environment, their own views and opinions. RE is enabling pupils to grasp key concepts in Christianity.
- However, their understanding of world religions is less evident.
- The vision is empowering adults and pupils to be the best they can be. Difference is celebrated here and all are valued as unique individuals.
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