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'Pupils thrive in this nurturing, aspirational and exceptional school.'
Ofsted, December 2023

Ofsted 2023

Wellington Primary School was last inspected in December 2023, and achieved a grading of outstanding in all areas. 

Ofsted's report celebrates the achievement of the whole school community, describing the school as nurturing, aspirational and exceptional, where pupils thrive in an environment of high expectations and support

We are proud of our report, which recognises:

  • our relentless focus on providing the best quality education, ensuring every child excels, and no pupil being left to fall behind
  • the dedication of our staff, acknowledging how they know and care for each child 
  • our support for our children and families beyond the curriculum
  • how children are prepared for life in modern Britain, with personal development described as impressive
  • our outstanding curriculum, developed meticulously for our community, alongside the commitment and expertise to develop the curriculum further through continuous evaluation and improvement
  • our strong focus on early reading, resulting in strong outcomes, including for those new to the English language
  • the individual support for children with SEND
  • the exceptional behaviour of children in class and around the school
  • the numerous opportunities available to our children. 


To read the 2023 report, click here.


Ofsted 2022

Wellington Primary School was previously inspected in October 2022, and maintained its grading of good. There was enough evidence of improved performance to suggest the school could be judged as outstanding and they will come back in 1 - 2 years to check whether we are outstanding through a full graded inspection.

Ofsted's report celebrates the hard work, positivity and achievements of the children and staff at Wellington. We are proud of our report which confirms:

  • pupils are extremely proud and happy members of the school community
  • pupils are safe and follow the school rules consistently well
  • all pupils receive appropriate support so they can access and progress well in every subject and over time and across every year group achieve the ambitious aims of the school's curriculum
  • the school promotes a love of reading from the moment children start school
  • the school makes great efforts to work together with families 


To read the 2022 report, click here.


Ofsted 2017

Wellington Primary School was previously inspected in March 2017, and maintained its grading of good.

Ofsted commended many of the strengths that make Wellington such a wonderful school to teach and learn in, confirming that Wellington has:

  • leaders with a passion and drive to secure the highest outcomes for pupils
  • a strong and dynamic teaching team
  • governors who are skilful in the support they offer
  • pupils whose attitudes to learning are very positive
  • pupils who are considerate, respectful and caring to each other’s needs and well-being
  • a thematic curriculum that enables pupils to transfer key skills across subjects
  • a parent community that is very supportive of the school


To read the 2017 report, click here.


Parent view

Parent view gives parents the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school.
To go to Parent View, please click here.