●● Pupils at St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, near Waterfoot ST Anne’s CE Primary school in Waterfoot has made improvements and risen the rankings to be rated ‘good’ in its latest Ofsted report.
It was inspected on May 1-2 and risen from its previous assessment of ‘requires improvement’ in May 2016. This follows a monitoring inspection in June 2017, when the school was found to be ‘taking effective action to tackle areas requiring improvement’. In this latest inspection, the school scored ‘good’ in all areas – effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare, outcomes for pupils, and early years provision. The inspectors reported that ‘leaders have a clear vision and high expectations’.
Headteacher Charlotte Hartley said: “I am delighted that the hard work of the entire school community has been recognised and reflected through the latest inspection. The process has enabled us to celebrate all that has been achieved to this point, and also to reflect on our future vision, which we are excited about.”
Kath Slaughter, chair of governors at St Anne’s, added: “This is a report to be proud of and it’s a reflection of the hard work and dedication of the headteacher, the senior leaders and all staff across the school.”