A really ‘GOOD’ report for Charmouth school

PUBLISHED: 09:40 29 May 2015 | UPDATED: 15:12 21 July 2015

Village primary praised by Ofsted inspectors for the quality of its teaching and pupils’ achievements

Charmouth Primary School has been ranked ‘good’ following a recent Ofsted inspection.

It achieved the rating on all aspects which included leadership and management, behaviour and safety of pupils, quality of teaching, achievement of pupils and early years provision.

In her report, lead inspector Janet Dinsmore said: “The headteacher, with the leadership team and governors, work well together and share ambition to make the school the best it can be. All the areas identified at the previous inspection have been addressed, demonstrating the capacity for continued improvement.’

Governors’ chairman Adrian Ragbourne said: “I am delighted that the exceptional hard work, professionalism and commitment of Gillian Morris and all our staff have been recognised by Ofsted. “We believe that our wonderful children deserve the very best education in the safest and happiest environment. I am very proud of everyone.”

A delighted headteacher, Gillian Morris, said: “I am proud of the team at Charmouth who have worked extremely hard over the last two years to achieve this result. We are particularly pleased that Janet Dinsmore recognised the considerable changes that we have implemented in order to make the rapid progress required.”

Some key highlights of the report were: “Behaviour of pupils is good; pupils are motivated to learn and apply themselves diligently; pupils are safe, behave well and enjoy the good range of creative and well supervised activities available.”

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