Ofsted has inspected Rockwell Green Primary School and said that the school continues to be rated “Good” One of the pupils quoted in the report said their school was ” an amazing place to be”. Stewart Gale, the Ofsted inspector, said: “The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school .
“Following headteacher Morwenna Dunstan’s appointment in 2014, she has effectively built trust and confidence of the school community. She has ensured strong systems are in place for checking the quality of teaching and learning.These are effective in holding others to account for the high expectations that she demands for the pupils”
The report highlighted that pupils felt safe and trusted and that bullying was not an issue.
Mr Gale added: “Pupils feel safe and trust staff. They know how to stay safe in a range of situations, for example, when learning or playing online or evacuating the school as part of the school’s fire drills.
“Pupils are not worried about bullying. They know precisely what bullying is and say it is altogether rare in the school. However, if bullying does happen, pupils are unanimous in their view that staff deal quickly and effectively to resolve it.”
This was the first short inspection since the school was previously judged as Good during the last inspection in 2013.
The report identified steps that can be taken by the school to continue progress including improving the children’s handwriting, that teachers should have the same high expectations of pupils across the curriculum, especially in writing, and that governors checking the impact of their work on pupils’ outcomes.
Morwenna Dunstan, headteacher, said: “We are delighted that the qualities and achievements of our staff and pupils have been recognised by the inspector and that he commended the work that we have done.
“The school works hard as part of the community to ensure the best outcomes for the pupils and we are so pleased that this has been recognised.”