Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills and they inspect schools to assess levels of teaching and learning. School inspections are required by law and Ofsted produce a guide for parents explaining their role and how they work. Our school details with Ofsted are here.
Our most recent inspection took place in October 2018; the school was judged as good. St Mary's was inspected by Ofsted in October 2018. You can read our inspection report by clicking here.
"Pupils speak very highly of their school. They are courteous and behave very well.
Pupils agreed that they enjoy school. They recognise the strength of the school as a close community where everyone supports each other.
Parents said they would recommend the school." OFSTED October 2018
As a Church of England school, we are inspected under the Church of England Education Office's framework for the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS).
Our most recent inspection took place in March 2018; the school was judged as good overall and received an outstanding judgement for the teaching and learning in Religious Education.
"The strong promotion of Christian values has a direct impact on pupils’ excellent behaviour and their social, moral, spiritual and cultural development." SIAMS March 2018