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School NameWestdale Junior School
Postal addressWestdale Lane
Mapperley
NG3 6ET
Telephone No.0115 953 4707
Enquiries contact nameMrs R Sharma
Name of Head Teacher / PrincipalMiss R Kyle
Name of Executive Head TeacherMrs C Smith
Name of the Chair of the Local Governing BodyMr S Payne

The address to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body is the school address as above.
Name of SENDCoMrs S James
Admissions arrangements (Current Academic Year)The linked document contains our admissions arrangements for 2023-24
Admissions arrangements (Next Academic Year)The linked document contains our admissions arrangements for 2024-2025
Admissions arrangements (Following Academic Year)The linked document contains our admission arrangements for 2025-26.
Appeals Timetable
Suspensions and Exclusions Policy
Most recent OFSTED reportNovember 2021 - Good

KS2 results

Percentage of pupils who've achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths2023: 60% (Reading:76%, Writing 64%, Maths 71%)
2022: 72% (Reading: 82%, Writing 85%, Maths 82%)
2019: 72% (Reading: 78%, Writing: 85%, Maths: 82%)
Average progress that pupils have made in reading between KS1 and KS22022: -0.3
2019: 1.0
2018: -0.3
Average progress that pupils have made in writing between KS1 and KS22022: 2.4
2019: 0.5
2018: 1.3
Average progress that pupils have made in maths between KS1 and KS22022: -0.6
2019: 0.1
2018: -0.8
Percentage of pupils who've achieved a higher standard in reading, writing and maths2023: 3%
2022: 13%
2019: 13%
Pupils' average score in the reading test2022: 105
2019: 106
2018: 106
Pupils' average score in the maths test2022: 104
2019: 105
2018: 105

DfE Performance tables

DfE Performance TablesPlease follow the link to the latest performance data

Parents and other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum we offer by visiting our Curriculum page.

KS2

Curriculum contentPlease see attached long term plans for this academic year.
Name of Phonics schemeRead Write Inc
Name of reading schemeAs a school all of our readig books are bookbanded.
Each band is made up of 'reading for pleasure books' and books from known reading schemes.

Read Write Inc is used as a reading scheme within our interventions for reading.
Name of Curriculum LeadElaine Thornhill: Deputy Head Teacher

Values and Ethos

Statement of Values and EthosMission

At Westdale Junior School, we embrace the vital role that our school plays in the future lives of our children. Our mission is that every child thrives academically and socially and is fully prepared for the next stage of their education and their future lives.

Vision

We want Westdale children to be kind, hard-working, confident and socially responsible members of society who are happy to come to school. We want our children to be fully equipped to succeed and flourish in a multi-cultural society and to learn from and celebrate difference. We have the highest aspirations of what our children can achieve and are committed to excellence in everything that we do. We strive to provide a stimulating environment which sparks curiosity and a love of learning that will form the bedrock of our children’s educational journey. We provide a wide range of opportunities and experiences that enhance and enrich our taught curriculum, acknowledging that our impact spreads wider than simply on our children’s educational outcomes.
Behaviour Policy
Attendance Procedure
Uniform Standards
Safeguarding/Child protection
Anti-bullying policyThe aim of our anti-bullying policy is to clarify for students and staff that bullying is always unacceptable. We wish to encourage an environment where independence is celebrated and individuals can flourish without fear. Every student has the right to be safe and happy, and to be protected when feeling vulnerable.

Our anti-bullying policy is contained within our Behaviour Policy which can be downloaded via the link.
Health and Safety policy
First Aid Policy
Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions
Complaints policy
Managing Serial and Unreasonable Complaints policyThis policy is contained within the Complaints policy.
Complaints receivedOne complaint was received during the academic year 2022-2023.
SEND Policy
Freedom of Information Publication SchemeThe Trust Freedom of Information Publication Scheme available to download here.
Charging and Remissions Policy
Whistleblowing PolicyThe Trust Whistleblowing Policy is available to download here.
Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Policy
Online Safety Procedure
Details of how the pupil premium was spent in the previous academic yearFor 2021-22, the amount is £49,123 based on 40 pupils eligible for PP. Please download the attached document for further information.
Amount of pupil premium allocation for the current yearFor 2023-24, the amount is £53,835 based on 37 pupils eligible for PP. Please download the attached document for further information.
PE and Sports Premium Funding AllocationFor 2022-2023, this was £18,370 Please download the attached document for further information about how the grant was spent during the last academic year.
How we are spending the fundingThe funding is being used to upskill our teachers when teaching PE. This is through the use of a specialised coach.
We are also purchasing equipment that can be used at lunchtimes, ensuring our pupils stay active.
For those pupils who did not meet the NC requirement for swimming in year 5 we are providing additional swimming sessions.
The impact on pupilsPlease download the attached document above for full information.
Year 6 cohort swimmingWithin our current year 6 cohort
The percentage of pupils who can swim 25 metres is 83%
The percentage who can use a range of strokes effectively is 83%
The percentage who can perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations is 83%

How many pupils within the schools year 6 cohort can:
- Swim competenently, confidentily and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
- Use a range of strokes effectively
- Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based solutions
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Catch-Up Premium

Special Education Needs (SEND) Report

SEND report for the current academic yearPlease see attached document for SEND report for this academic year.

Accessibility Plan for Disabled Pupils

Accessibility Procedure

Public Sector Equality Duty

Equality ObjectivesPublish and promote the Equality Policy through the school website, newsletter and staff meetings.

Monitor and analyse pupil achievement by race, gender, EAL and disability and act on any trends or patterns in the data that require additional support for pupils.

Ensure that the curriculum promotes role models and heroes that young people positively identify with, which reflects the school’s diversity in terms of race, gender and disability.

Recognise and represent the talents of disabled pupils in Gifted and Talented programmes and ensure representation on the programmes fully reflects the school population in terms of race and gender.

Ensure that displays in classrooms and corridors promote diversity in terms of race, gender and ethnicity.

Ensure all pupils are given the opportunity to make a
positive contribution to the life of the school e.g.
through involvement in the School Council , class
assemblies, fund raising etc.

Identify, respond and report racist and bullying incidents as outlined in the Plan. Report the figures to the Governing body on a termly basis.

Welcoming applications from disabled candidates.

Celebrate and promote SMSC events throughout the year to increase pupil awareness and understanding of different communities.
Data Protection PolicyThis document gives information about how the schools within the trust and the trust itself manages, processes and protects data.
Privacy Notice for Pupil DataWe use information that we gather in relation to our pupils for various purposes. Information that we hold in relation to a pupil is known as personal data. This will include data that we obtain from pupils directly and data which we obtain from other people and organisations. We might also need to continue to hold personal data for a period of time after pupils have left the school/trust. Anything that we do with this personal data is known as processing.

The school/trust is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses personal data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Please see the attached document for full details.
Privacy Notice for Parent/Carer Data
Privacy Notice for Trust Workforce Data

School Governor Information

Names of Governors, terms of office, date of appointments and who appointed themSteven Payne
Linda Randall
Simon O'Connor
Adam Holman
Harry Martin
Ruth Kyle
Annette Palmer
Nicki Ferrin
Ojali Yusuff
Structure and responsibilitiesPlease find attached the Governance Scheme of Delegation.
Link Governor for SafeguardingLinda Randall
Annette Palmer
Nicki Ferrin
Link Governor for SENDLinda Randall
Annette Palmer
Nicki Ferrin
Link Governor for CurriculumAdam Holman
Link Governor for Governor DevelopmentSteven Payne
Other Link GovernorsSimon O'Connor - Health and Safety
Attendance record at meetings over the last academic year
Pecuniary Interests of Governors (Current Academic Year)

Trust Governance Team

Names of Trustees, terms of office, date of appointments and who appointed themMargaret Monckton (Chair)
Adrian Stephenson (Vice Chair)

Lucy Burrow
Tony Glover
Steve Crawford
Karen Riley
Stuart Howells
Jason Carter
Sayed Yasmin Hussain
James Ellis
Colin Callaghan

Please follow the link to the Nova Education Trust website for further details.
Names of Members of the Academy TrustJonathan Sims
Nicola Morrison
Nichole Munro
Nicolle Ndiweni
Gavin Brown
Chairs of Sub-CommitteesEducation Committee: Adrian Stephenson
Remuneration Committee: Lucy Burrow
Strategic, Finance & Operations Committee: Karen Riley
Audit Committee: Steve Crawford
Chair of Westdale Junior School LGB Sub-CommitteeMr S Payne

The address to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body is the school address as above.

Trust Governance Documents

Members, Trustees, Accounting Officer and Executives Pecuniary InterestsFurther information is provided on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Governance structures
Board Diversity DataOur published report provides diversity data about the board and our local committees.
Trust annual audited accounts and reportPlease follow the link to be taken to the latest Trust annual audited accounts and report.
Memorandum and Articles of AssociationA copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association for Nova Education Trust can be accessed on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Funding AgreementA copy of the Funding Agreement for Nova Education Trust can be accessed on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Main School Risk AssessmentFor further information on specific risk assessments please contact the school.
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Trading disclosuresNova Education Trust
Company Number 07635510

A PRI/LBG/NSC/(Exempt) incorporated on 16 May 2011.

Registered office address is Nova Education Trust Office (C19), The Sir Colin Campbell Building, The University Of Nottingham, Triumph Road, Nottingham, England, NG7 2TU. Telephone: 0115 807 7777.

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