At Dixons Allerton Academy the primary Head teacher writes and runs training for the Foundation Stage. Training at Dixons, incorporates students seeing good practice in the classrooms and outside. The school also takes students for SCITT placements.

2016 Ofsted– Primary and early years - Good

  • Pupils have positive attitudes to school and behave well.
  • Children in the early years make good progress and delight in exploring their environment. This imaginative and creative provision stimulates children’s curiosity and develops a real joy in learning.
  • The principal, together with the heads of both the secondary and primary phases, is passionate about raising the achievement of all pupils in the school and bringing about sustainable and lasting change.
  • The primary curriculum is dynamic and evolving successfully as the school grows. Teachers are implementing a new mathematics curriculum based on a model of teaching taken from the Far East
  • Strong development of fundamental British values and the effective promotion of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development underpin the ethos of the school

Well Above average - The proportion of disadvantaged pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium

Most pupils - are from Asian backgrounds and a small proportion are White British

Majority - pupils speak English as an additional language.

Average - The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities