I am delighted at the significant improvement that parents can already see has taken place, especially in regard to:
Quality of Teaching
School Leadership and Management
Responding to concerns
Quality of feedback to parents
Whilst I celebrate this success, I also recognise that there is still much work to be done. I will continue to work to further improve this school for the benefit of the entire community.
Thank you for your continued support.
Mr W Thorpe
Alderbury & West Grimstead C of E (VA) Primary School
Update July 2018
We are delighted that so many of you have noticed the changes we have been making, and how, as a result, standards are improving across the school.
We are delighted that we have already gained the best Year 1 Phonics Results and Year 2 KS1 Results since 2015!
We are also delighted that 100% of respondents identified that their son/daughter is safe at school.
We are also pleased, that as a result of our work on behaviour this year, you now feel more confident that poor behaviour will be challenged and that children will be encouraged to live up to the high standards we set for them.
You have also identified that the quality of leadership has improved. We are also thrilled that you are now more confident that we respond to any concerns you raise. In fact, our score in this category is significantly above that of all schools nationally!
On Wednesday this week, school leaders and Governors met with representatives from Wiltshire Local Authority for our “School Effectiveness Review”. You will be delighted to hear, as are we, that their conclusion is that we have taken and are continuing to take, effective action towards being judged as “Good” at the next Ofsted Inspection. This is a conclusion I am delighted with, following the hard work of everyone since I arrived at AWGS last September.
Thank you for all your support of the school this year and please be assured that we will continue to further improve the school, so that all children are given the best possible start in life.