Staff, parents and children at Northbourne Primary School are celebrating two ‘good’ OFSTED and Religious Inspection reports. OFSTED recognised leadership, teaching and learning and behaviour as good. Achievement in Literacy and Numeracy are good with the report stating “lessons are consistently well planned and teaching effectively meets the needs of all learners.’
Parents and carers were unanimous in their view that at Northbourne their children are taught well. The pupils agreed and were very positive about their experiences at school. The Inspector reported that ‘very good relationships exist between all staff and pupils, which encourages pupils to work and want to do their best.’
Pupils at the school appreciate the benefits of being a small school and said that ‘ we all get on well and look out for each other.’ In the Religious Inspection the children considered the school to be happy place which helped them to follow the motto of ‘Live, Learn and Laugh’. The Inspection report says’ Northbourne is a good Church of England school where ambitious leaders and Governors have achieved significant change’. They delight in the school’s Christian character, which is promoted through inclusiveness, effective local partnerships and opportunities for personal and spiritual development.’
The staff are delighted that all their hard work and achievements have been recognised and will continue to provide an excellent education for all its pupils.