Praise for school
Inspectors have rated a west Norfolk primary school as good in almost all areas and have praised the work of the new headteacher.Ofsted visited Docking Primary School last month, and a report by inspectors said the school was good and well led.
Inspectors have rated a west Norfolk primary school as good in almost all areas and have praised the work of the new headteacher.
Ofsted visited Docking Primary School last month, and a report by inspectors said the school was good and well led.
A report by the inspectors said: “The relatively new headteacher, Rachael Williams, has built upon existing strengths and brought a fresh vision and energy to the school.
“The school has improved well since the last inspection and, in the main, has successfully tackled some substantial areas for improvements.”
Inspectors said key areas where education improvements had been made included a rise in standards in year six and that pupils are well prepared both academically and personally for the next stage of their education.
The report added: “The curriculum is satisfactory overall, with strengths in fostering pupils' personal development and enrichment activities, but there are shortcomings in the curricular provision for the foundation stage.”
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The school has been given some areas it still needs to improve including learning more about life in a multicultural Britain.
The report said: “The gently encouraging manner of the staff helps pupils give their best and ensures that classrooms are a calm and purposeful place. This characterises the good quality of teaching and learning and the good care, support and guidance of pupils.”