SCHOOL THAT’S A DIFFERENT CLASS
Inspectors award eight ‘very goods’ to village primary
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.