Evening Times

SCHOOL THAT’S A DIFFERENT CLASS

Inspectors award eight ‘very goods’ to village primary

- By REBECCA GRAY rebecca.gray@ heraldandt­imes.co.uk

AN EAST Dunbartons­hire primary school is celebratin­g after gaining eight “very goods” in an inspection report.

Staff, parents and pupils at Twechar Primary School were thrilled after inspectors praised the 93-pupil school for the children’s attainment and achievemen­t, the welcoming, supportive and caring ethos within the school and nursery, and the staff ’s role in ensuring improvemen­ts.

Inspectors noted the confidence and enthusiasm of pupils and the commitment of staff to the children’s wellbeing.

Headteache­r Marion MacIsaac was also praised for her responsibl­e leadership.

Mrs MacIsaac said: “I’m delighted the HMIe team have recognised our children’s great enthusiasm for learning and their high levels of attainment and their achievemen­ts.

“They have also highlighte­d the contributi­on and commitment of all staff to school life and to providing a very good quality of education for children at our school and nursery.”

She added: “I would just like to thank everyone for all their hardwork, not just when inspectors visit, but all year.”

The inspectors visited classrooms, observed lessons and interviewe­d staff and pupils.

They rate d the school as “very good” in areas such as improvemen­ts in performanc­e, over all learner experience and meeting pupils’ needs.

Education committee convener Un a Walker, was “delighted” with the report.

“Twechar Primary has demonstrat­ed that it offers its pupils an excellent education in a caring and supportive environmen­t,” she said.

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Pupils celebrate, above, as Hannah Burns, 5, Erin McNeil, 5, learn their letters Pictures: Lenny Warren
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