Malcolm Arnold Prep
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Information for Ofsted

The Department for Education require that all school websites contain certain information. To facilitate you finding it, this page provides shortcuts to key information either within this website, or on the main David Ross Education Trust website.

Academy information


Address: Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School, Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW

Tel: 01604 931130

Headteacher: Miss Marie Lally (currently on maternity leave)

Acting Headteacher: Mrs Karen Stevenson

To find out about our ethos and values, please visit the Homepage 

Our term dates for the next two academic years are available on the Events page and Parent Information page.

Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School is part of the David Ross Education Trust.

Address: 2 Hill Court, Turnpike Close, Swingbridge Road, Grantham, NG31 7XY.

Tel: 01476 566 801



For information on our admission arrangements please click here.

Student attainment and Ofsted reports

Information on student attainment is available in the Parent Information section of the website.

As we are a brand new primary school, which opened in September 2014, there are no previous Ofsted reports. 

Our Key Stage 2 Results will be available when our first set of pupils reach Year 6 in the academic year 2020/2021.

Our performance data, as presented in the Department for Education's School Performance Table will become available here


Details about the curriculum can be found in the Learning With Us section of the website. Please click here to view all curriculum information.

Our British Values can be found here.

Pupil Premium

At Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School we fully respect that every school needs to be held accountable for how this money is spent, which is why we make details of how it is used available on our website.

Details of how our Sports Premium funding has been used this academic year are also available.

Please click here to see this information.


The David Ross Education Trust has policies that run across every academy within the network. Individual academies also have policies determined by their local governing bodies.

To view Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School's local policies (including behaviour, exclusions and SEN), please click here.

In addition to this, our Trust-wide policies can be found here.

Our latest SEND information report can be found here.

Equality objectives

To view our equality objectives, please click here.

Governor information 

Information about our governing body, including a register of business interests, terms of office and attendance register can be found here.

To see a list of trustees and members of the David Ross Education Trust, please click here.

Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust’s scheme of delegation is available here.

Funding Agreement 

A copy of our funding agreement can be found here. 

Financial information and Articles of Association

All relevant information, including annual reports and articles of association, can be found on the David Ross Education Trust website by clicking here.