Staff, pupils and parents at Morland Area C of E Primary School in Penrith are celebrating this week after Ofsted Inspectors praised the school for their hard work and achievements.
The Inspectors report said the school provides a good education for its pupils who achieve well and that there are no significant areas for improvement and no key issues for action. Teaching and learning are very good and standards achieved by pupils by the end of Year 6 are generally above the national average. The Headteacher, Mrs Wade, and key staff, provide very good leadership and management of the school is good providing good value for money.
Chair of Governors Mrs Sallie O'Connor said
'We are delighted with the report which demonstrates that our school is a very successful part of our community which is to be cherished. She paid particular tribute to Mrs Wade who has achieved so much in her first year as a Headteacher and to all staff, parents, pupils and governors who have supported the school with such good will since its last inspection.'
The main findings of the report were:
The school was last inspected in January 1998. The Inspectors also found that the parents' views of the school are very positive and feel that the school helps their children to become mature and responsible.