A first- class result by Ballantrae PS
A primary school has received a fantastic report from the education board.
Education Scotland carried out an inspection on Ballantrae Primary School - in which the school ranked top of the class.
The report identified a number of strengths, along with constructive improvements which could be made.
The report said: “A strength of the school is the strong leadership of the Headteacher and the effectiveness of her approaches in promoting a sustainable, inclusive learning environment.
“Also the strong and productive partnership with parents and the community which impact positively on children’s learning experiences.
“Further to this is the strong teamwork of staff who by working well together are enhancing the quality of children’s learning in and beyond the classroom.
“The effective approaches are resulting in improvements to the curriculum bringing about the best possible outcomes for all children.
“To help move the school forward it can continue to further improve aspects of the life and work of the nursery and school such as the use of digital technology and problem solving in mathematics.”
The report concluded: “It should build on best practice already in the school, continue to develop consistency of approaches to teaching and learning to ensure that attainment continues to rise.”