'Outstanding in all Ofsted and SIAS areas'

St. Mary's CE Primary School is currently rated by Ofsted and SIAS inspections as 'Outstanding' in all areas.

'The school gives its pupils an outstanding education in a vibrant, stimulating and welcoming Christian atmosphere. It buzzes with activities in performances, music and art shows. Pupils thoroughly enjoy school life, are happy and thrive. The school is committed to enabling all of its pupils to achieve as well as they can and it succeeds very well in this. As a consequence, they leave the school as well rounded, mature and confident individuals who are in a very good position to make the most of their future education and adult life.' Ofsted

‘Pupils are articulate, confident and highly motivated. They are proud of their school and all their achievements…..The excellent behaviour and attitude of pupils is firmly based on their understanding of Christian values….Pupils have great trust and respect for their teachers, who they say always listen to them, support them and make learning fun…Pupils’ spiritual, moral and cultural development is excellent….The standards achieved in RE are very high and pupils make outstanding progress…Parents are very supportive of the school …… they say that the school is welcoming and that teachers are always approachable and friendly.’ SIAS

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It reports directly to Parliament and they are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

All Church of England dioceses and the Methodist Church use the National Society's framework for the Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools (SIAS) under Section 48 of the Education Act 2005. The framework sets out the expectations for the conduct of the Statutory Inspection of Anglican, Methodist and ecumenical Schools under Section 48 of the Education Act 2005.

Our latest full SIAS Report, Ofsted Report and Interim Assessment may be found below:

Related Documents

Latest SIAS Report.pdf70.11 KB
Latest Ofsted Report.pdf257.85 KB
Interim Assessment 2010.pdf52.19 KB