'Outstanding' Ofsted rating for local primary school | Knutsford Times

‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating for local primary school

By on January 25, 2018

Four years after being placed into special measures following an inspection, Peover Superior Endowed Primary School have been judged as ‘outstanding’ across all areas by Ofsted.

The school were also names as the top performing school in East Cheshire at the end of last year, with 89% of key stage pupils meeting the expected national standard and 33% exceeding it.

Headteacher Lisa Helmondhalgh said: “We are extremely happy with the result of the Inspection; it reflects the hard work and dedication of everyone who has been involved with Peover Superior.

“The report rightly recognises the commitment of all the staff, the overwhelming support of parents and the pride and exemplary behaviour of pupils which creates our very special ‘small but mighty’ primary school.

“I am thrilled that Ofsted has recognised what a fantastic school Peover Superior is.

“The outstanding judgment will not let us become complacent – we will continue with business as usual, ensuring that all our children receive the best possible start in life, but for now, we are looking forward to celebrating the school’s success.“

Ofsted inspector Mike Hewlett added:

He said: “Children get off to a flying start in the early years. The school’s curriculum is rich and varied.

Pupils behaviour is exemplary; their attitudes to learning and extremely positive across the school. Pupil’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and leadership are outstanding at Peover Superior Primary School.

“Results have improved year on year and pupils make strong progress across the school.”


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