Pudsey Grangefield School nets ‘good’ Ofsted report

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Pudsey Grangefield has been classified as being a ‘good’ school by Ofsted inspectors.

The school had been classified as being ‘in need of improvement’ since September 2014, but the latest report from April says ‘teaching is now good overall, and the progress made by pupils has accelerated considerably over the last two years’.

The report adds:

“The principal leads the school with passion and determination. Leaders, including governors, are ambitious for the pupils in the school. Their strong leadership has led to better teaching, improved behaviour and more rapid progress for pupils. They review the curriculum regularly, to ensure that it meets the needs of pupils.”

There was also praise for the ‘good’ behaviour of pupils.

The school said on social media:

“We are pleased that the quality of the school has been highlighted by Ofsted. Congratulations to our fantastic staff, students, parents and Governors on this significant achievement.”

The report can be read in full here.


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