A SEDGLEY main faculty has been advised to enhance by schooling inspectors.
Queen Victoria Primary School has been rated as ‘requires enchancment’ by Ofsted in a report revealed this month.
The Bilston Avenue faculty has been advised to enhance its high quality of schooling; behaviour and attitudes and private improvement.
It was, nevertheless, rated as ‘good’ for its management and administration and early years provision.
Inspectors discovered the progress of pupils in key stage 2 to be weak and attainment on the finish of Yr 6 too low, citing employees adjustments and inconsistency in instructing.
Pupils’ absence was mentioned to be greater than it ought to be, particularly for pupils with particular academic wants.
The varsity was additionally suggested to create extra alternatives for private improvement for pupils and to make sure that employees have excessive expectations of pupils’ behaviour and that they tackle poor behaviour rapidly.
Nonetheless, inspectors reported how pupils really feel protected and luxuriate in going to highschool, with leaders praised for making a “heat and welcoming surroundings”.
The headteacher, who has been on the faculty for a yr, was described as having an “infectious ardour and ambition for the varsity.”
Inspectors, who visited the varsity on December three and 4 2019, acknowledged: “At no matter age pupils be a part of the varsity, they settle rapidly. Relationships between adults and pupils are sturdy and adults are caring. Employees know the pupils and their households nicely and fogeys are appreciative of the help they obtain.”
To enhance, the varsity has been advised to lift requirements for pupils in Yr 6; to enhance attendance for SEND and deprived pupils and to reinforce outside studying actions.
Responding to the report, Catherine Rindl, headteacher at Queen Victoria Main Faculty, mentioned: “Whereas we absolutely settle for the findings of the report, we’re happy inspectors recognised the power of the varsity’s management and the nice and cozy and welcoming surroundings we offer for youngsters, the place they really feel protected and luxuriate in being in school.
“The inspectors recognised lots of the issues we’re doing nicely however we recognise we have to do extra. The inspection has confirmed to us that we’re on a journey of enchancment and we’re assured with the help of our governors and the local people that we’re near turning into a great faculty.”