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Ofsted inspected the school on 7 & 8 November 2023 for a full Section 5 graded inspection.  The final outcomes are outlined in the inspection report.


Below are some of the exceptional features outlined in the report:

  • Leaders have ensured that there is a vibrant and inclusive community feel at Mitchell Brook.
  • Parents and carers value the experiences that leaders provide for their children to enhance their time at school.
  • Pupils’ outcomes in the English and mathematics assessments at the end of Year 6 are well above national averages. 
  • Pupils’ excellent behaviour during lessons promotes their learning.
  • Incidents of bullying are rare and dealt with swiftly and effectively.
  • Pupils spoke confidently about who their trusted adults are and said that they feel safe at school. Pupils are kept safe.
  • The school has planned an aspirational curriculum that begins in the early years and culminates with pupils being ready to progress on to secondary school successfully. 
  • The curriculum is ambitious and meets, or exceeds, what is expected nationally.
  • The Nursery and Reception provision enables children to get an excellent start to their schooling.
  • The phonics screening check outcomes are very strong.
  • Leaders ensure that the outcomes for pupils with SEND are as strong as their peers.
  • Leaders have high expectations for pupils’ behaviour and attitudes. They have thought carefully about how to promote excellent behaviour at the school.
  • Leaders ensure that learning and times between lessons are calm and purposeful.
  • The school supports the professional development of staff. Leaders at all levels understand how thorough training helps to underpin the quality of the education received by pupils. 
  • The governing body is fully involved in the life of the school. It works well with leaders to secure ongoing improvements.
  • The provision on offer for pupils is of exceptional quality.