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Barley and Barkway (VA) Church of England First Schools Federation

‘Living Life in All Its Fullness’

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Ofsted and Performance Data


Both schools are judged as 'Good' schools.  Key strengths which have been identified include:

  • Pupils feel safe, behave well and work hard in lessons

  • By the time pupils leave at the end of Year 4, their attainment in English and mathematics is above that typically expected for their age

  • Children get off to a good start in the Nursery and Reception Class

  • The school's warm and caring family atmosphere is greatly valued by pupils, staff and parents

  • Teaching is good and every pupil's progress is closely tracked

  • The school provides good quality special activities to help pupils catch up

  • Pupils experience a wide range of stimulating activities

  • The headteacher and governing body provide a clear direction for the development of the school


Below are links to both most recent inspections at Barley (January 2020) and Barkway (February 2018)


Please find below our most recent Ofsted reports and relevant information from the Department for Education Performance Tables.


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Living life in all its fullness. John 10

Faith - Curiosity - Wellbeing - Confidence