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    Dallow Primary judged as being Good in all areas

    4 July 2017

    The school had an Ofsted Inspection on 7th and 8th June 2017 and we are delighted to announce that Ofsted judged the school to be Good in all areas.

    This is a truly fantastic achievement and reflects the time and support given by everyone connected with the school and who have shown a huge commitment in helping to make Dallow Primary be the best that it can.

    The Inspectors reported that:

    • leaders, staff and governors share a strong ambition for all pupils to achieve well
    • teaching and learning in Foundation is very effective
    • teaching and pupil progress is good
    • writing and reading are taught well, in particular phonics
    • pupil progress is good overall and attainment is rising
    • Dallow is a fully inclusive school where everyone is treated fairly and equally
    • the behaviour of pupils is good and pupils work and play well together
    • pupils and parents say the school is a safe place
    • provision for our special needs and disadvantaged pupils is good
    • the curriculum engages and enthuses pupils
    • pupils spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is strong, as is their understanding of British Values
    • our Family Workers are a strong bridge between school and home
    • staff morale is high
    • governance is effective and our Governors know the school well.

    Headteacher of Dallow Primary, Mrs Lynda Nouch, said:

    “I am delighted that Ofsted have recognised the wonderful teaching and learning that is happening at Dallow. It is to the credit of the school staff, governors, the Trust, parents and most importantly the pupils, that this is such a good report. 

    “We have a strong team of incredibly hard working and committed staff and their ambition and drive shone throughout the inspection.”