Alton Infant School Alton

Alton Infant School is a Community School located in Alton, Hampshire, teaching Primary students aged between 5 and 7 years of age.

The school operates under the Hampshire local authority.

Alton Infant School was inspected by Ofsted on 16 September 2009.

School Location

School Information

School nameAlton Infant School
HeadteacherMs Ann Foulkes
Number of pupils176
Type of schoolCommunity School
Phase of educationPrimary
Ages5 - 7
Local authorityHampshire
Parliamentary constituencyEast Hampshire

Local Information

Ofsted Report


How good is this school?

Good - Alton Infant School is a good school, effective in delivering outcomes that provide well for all its pupils' needs. Pupils are well prepared for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


Behaviour and safety of pupils:

Outstanding - Alton Infant School is an outstanding school, highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for pupils' needs. This school ensures that their pupils are very well equipped for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


Overall leadership and management grade:

Requires improvement - Alton Infant School is a school that requires improvement and is not yet a good school, but is not inadequate. This school will receive a full inspection within two years from the date of the inspection.


Overall quality of the teaching provided:

Good - Alton Infant School is a good school, effective in delivering outcomes that provide well for all its pupils' needs. Pupils are well prepared for the next stage of their education, training or employment.

Alton Infant SchoolOfsted Report
Inspection Start Date16 September 2009
Inspection End Date17 September 2009
Inspection TypeS5 Inspection
Overall2 - Good
Achievement2 - Good
Behaviour & Safety1 - Outstanding
Quality of Teaching2 - Good
Leadership & Management3 - Requires improvement
Category of Concern
Warning Notice0

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Ofsted carry out full regulatory inspections of schools and educational institutions throughout England. Reporting to the UK government, Ofsted are both impartial and independent, and inspect institutions that care for young people and children, as well as organisations that provide education or skills for people of all ages.

Ofsted inspects education providers, children's services and organisations that provide education or skills. One or more Ofsted inspectors visit a provider to inspect the quality of teaching, the levels of achievement that pupils achieve, the behaviour of those who are in attendance, and the effectiveness of teaching that schools provide to their pupils.

A typical Ofsted report will contain information about how well their inspectors think that a school is performing, as well as ways that it can improve certain areas. It also includes data on how well students are performing, both in their general education and their well-being. In addition, Ofsted inspectors will include feedback from parents and carers about their views and opinions of the school.

In order to produce a useful tool for improvement, inspectors will give a school an overall grade for how good they think a school is:

  • Grade 1 - Outstanding
  • Grade 2 - Good
  • Grade 3 - Requires improvement
  • Grade 4 - Inadequate

Should a school be judged as 'requires improvement' or 'inadequate', then the Ofsted report will explain why the grade was given, as well as ways how the school can improve their grade.

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Contact Details

Normandy Street
GU34 1DH

Phone: 01420 83857