Ofsted Report

ofsted-goodFollowing a two day inspection on 31 January – 1 February 2013, inspectors rated the school ‘Good‘ with ‘Outstanding‘ features.

We are all very proud of our Ofsted inspection.
You can download a full copy of the report here.

Here are some points that were highlighted in the Ofsted Report:

  • St Mary’s Catholic Primary is a school that lives up to its aim of providing ‘a warm, supportive, happy, community Catholic school with high expectations of pupils and staff’. Parents and carers, pupils, governors and staff are very proud of their school and its achievements.
  • Behaviour in lessons and around the school is exceptional. Pupils are invariably polite, friendly and considerate. They have very positive attitudes to learning and work very hard in lessons and when completing written tasks. They feel very safe in school because they know that the adults they work with are committed to their welfare and there is no serious bullying.
  • The curriculum is extremely successful in promoting pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. This is further enhanced by the school’s distinctive Catholic character.
  • School leaders are passionate in their ambitions for the pupils and all the staff are united in finding ways to overcome barriers to learning and improving the quality of teaching.