The first Ofsted report gives ' Outstanding' in all categories
Mosaic Jewish Primary School (MJPS) announces that it has been judged "Outstanding" in every area following its recent Ofsted inspection in June 2015. The school scored the highest rating of "Outstanding" across all five inspection categories: achievement of pupils; quality of teaching; behaviour and safety of pupils; leadership and management and early years provision.
The cross-communal, free school, which opened in September 2013, will be moving from its temporary location in Wimbledon to its new purpose-designed premises in Roehampton in September this year. The school, which admits both boys and girls, still has some places available for pupils entering Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 this September 2015. MJPS is a two-form entry school and will admit up to 60 Reception children (30 faith and 30 open places) every year.
The Ofsted report, which is available on the school's website, commended the success of the school's leaders and governors in establishing a school community in which pupils of different faiths and cultures embrace their differences.
Achievement of MJPS's pupils is outstanding with a high proportion of pupils making more than the expected progress. Standards in reading, writing and mathematics are well above those seen nationally. In addition to excellent pupil achievement, the report noted that pupils relate very well to each other and adults, and demonstrate great maturity and impeccable manners during mealtimes.
Mrs Kate Baum, head teacher of MJPS, said:
"Everyone involved in the school is delighted with the result of our first ever Ofsted inspection. It is extremely gratifying to see that the high standards that the leaders and governors set out for the school are being realised. The hard work and commitment of our highly skilled and dedicated staff, experienced governing board and supportive parent body have all played a key role in helping us to achieve this excellent result."
Commenting on the report, Mrs Shirley Lee, chair of the board of governors for MJPS, said: "Right from the start, we had a clear vision in mind for this cross-communal school, and it is hugely satisfying that the inspector noted that the school's ethos - "inspire, respect, excel" - is firmly established across the school. This is testament to Mrs Baum’s dynamic leadership and her highly skilled staff. As governors of the school, we will continue to support her team in ensuring this ethos remains at the heart of the school."
August 7, 2015