Inspection Reports

Ofsted Inspection 2023

On the 4th and 5th May 2023, the school received its second Ofsted inspection. We are glad to report that the Inspector found that St James’ CONTINUES to be a GOOD SCHOOL!

You can find a link to the full report below:


Ofsted Inspection 2018

On 14th and 15th February 2018 the school received its first Ofsted inspection since becoming an academy in 2015. The result of the previous school’s inspection report was Special Measures. Since becoming an academy the school has made significant and sustained improvement in all areas and is now a GOOD school overall. These are the following results:

Leadership and Management – OUTSTANDING


Teaching, Learning and Assessment – GOOD

Behaviour – GOOD

Outcomes – GOOD

Please click on the link below to read the full inspection report.

SIAMS Inspection

On 15th February, 2024,  our school had our SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) inspection. As a Church of England school we are inspected every 5 years by the Church of England. The SIAMS inspections focuses on the effect that the Christian ethos of the church school has on the children and young people who attend it.  The inspection found that St James’ C of E Primary school continues to live up to its foundation as a church school.

Parent View

Parent View is an online questionnaire for you to give your views about this school at any time of the year. At the time of an Ofsted inspection, parents are also invited to give inspectors their views. You can find out more about Parent View by clicking this link