Good report for Weston-super-Mare primary school
By Prue_Reid | Thursday, September 20, 2012, 09:51
A Weston-super-Mare school, which opened as an all-through primary this month, has been judged as good by Ofsted inspectors.
Head teacher Gillian Quick and pupils celebrate Worlebury St Paul’s School’s Ofsted report
A team of inspectors visited Worlebury St Paul's Church of England VA Primary School in June and said it was good – with capacity to become an outstanding school in the future.
Head teacher Gillian Quick and pupils celebrate Worlebury St Paul's School's Ofsted report
The school has just become a 210-place all-through primary following building work which saw a new hall and three new classrooms created.
It now caters for children from reception through to year six and is due to be officially opened as an all-through primary at a special ceremony next month.
Inspectors said that teachers at the school were enthusiastic and dynamic which resulted in children making better than typically expected progress and attainment.
They describe the curriculum as good, stimulating and effectively structured and accurately tuned to pupils' needs so that all are well prepared for challenges ahead – both within and beyond the classroom.
The report also said that pupils felt very safe and well cared for and enjoyed going to school.
Head teacher Gillian Quick said the leadership team was delighted Ofsted recognised the dedication and commitment of the whole school community.
She said "This is a great accolade for the school especially as the Ofsted criteria has become more challenging and the school has been in the process of a phased expansion to become a primary school over the last few years.
"I am extremely proud that Ofsted recognised that pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is a strong feature in shaping every pupil as an individual.
"This is extremely important to us as we firmly believe that every child matters, every moment of every day."
The school will officially be opened as a primary school by Bishop Peter of Taunton in October.