"Marsh Lane is a small school that is characterised by its warm, caring and welcoming atmosphere"
"The pupils are at the heart of every aspect of school life"
We are pleased to announce that we had a successful Ofsted inspection in February 2018, where the inspection findings concluded that we continue to be a securely 'Good' school.
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Here are some summary quotes taken from the report:
'Marsh Lane is a small school that is characterised by its warm, caring and welcoming atmosphere. The pupils are at the heart of every aspect of school life.Every pupil is highly valued and known well by you and the other staff.'
'There is a deep commitment from all staff to unlock the potential in every child. As a result, all pupils are effectively supported to ‘dream, believe, achieve and succeed’.
'You have successfully tackled the areas for improvement from the last inspection.'
'Teachers consistently create a positive climate for learning and have high expectations. As a result, pupils are enthusiastic and confident learners.'
'Children make excellent progress in their first year in school. The caring ethos of the school is mirrored in early years. Adults have an excellent understanding of how young children learn.'
'Children enjoy countless opportunities to explore and think about their learning. As a result, children are very well prepared for the next stage in their education.'
'A strong culture of safeguarding is woven through all aspects of the school’s work. You ensure that the safeguarding of pupils is a high priority.'
'Pupils’ attendance is above the national average. Pupils value their education and understand the importance of coming to school regularly.'
'Pupils are proud ambassadors for their school. They thoroughly enjoy school life together.'
'Around the school and at breaktimes and lunchtimes, pupils’ behaviour is calm and considerate. It is often exemplary. Pupils respect the school environment and treat each other with notable respect, care and kindness.'