Stockbridge Village Primary School has retained it’s ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement following an inspection in November 2022.
This latest judgement confirms that all of the local authority maintained schools in the borough have been judged to be ‘Good’ or better by Ofsted (compared to the national average of 89%). In addition, 95% of all primary schools in Knowsley are judged to be ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’, compared to the national average of 90%
The inspection judged the school to be ‘Good’ overall, and Behaviour and Attitudes were judged to be ‘Outstanding’ with the Quality of Education, Personal Development, Leadership and Management and Early Years Provision all judged to be ‘Good’.
Inspectors noted that:-
- Children in Early Years flourish in a happy and safe environment.
- Pupil behaviour is exemplary.
- Pupils enjoy a wide range of opportunities to develop their interests and talents, including art, music and football clubs.
- Pupils benefit from taking on leadership roles and working as part of a team, for example leading the weekly council meetings capturing the views and opinions of pupils.
- Teachers are ambitious for all pupils. Pupils rise to the challenge and achieve well.
- Leaders have created an ambitious and well-ordered curriculum that inspires pupils and children.
- Leaders are quick to identify children and pupils who may have additional needs.
- Pupils with Special Education and / or Disabilities (SEND) achieve well.
- Governors bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to their roles.
Cllr Margaret Harvey, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, said:
“I was delighted to read this latest report which highlights a positive learning environment where pupils are given opportunities to develop and achieve. Staff feel proud to work at the school and pupils are happy and have lots of opportunities to take part in enrichment activities. This latest judgement is a credit to everyone at the school, pupils, parents, governors and the wider community. Well done!”