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Wilmington Primary School is a good school.

‘The headteacher has taken effective action to improve the quality of teaching following a dip in outcomes.’

‘Leaders have used training effectively to develop a skilled staff team that is committed to every pupil achieving their best.’

‘Teachers plan and deliver lively, interesting and engaging lessons that result in good outcomes for pupils.’

‘The curriculum provides pupils with a range of interesting and meaningful learning opportunities across a wide range of subjects.’

‘Following her appointment in September 2017, the headteacher accurately evaluated the schools strengths and areas for development and has taken decisive action to secure improvements… One pupil explained ‘Our headteacher wants us to excel and our learning has got better.’

Staff are grateful for the support and training that they receive and speak positively about how it has helped them develop their practice.’

‘One pupil explained, ‘The school’s values make us try harder and believe in themselves.’

‘Pupils describe learning as fun because teachers plan lessons that are engaging and interesting.’

‘Pupils have a good understanding of diversity and the different cultures and faiths within the United Kingdom. One pupil explained, ‘We don’t mind what people look like here, we can be friends with anyone.’

‘The majority of parents would recommend the school and are supportive of the changes made by the headteacher.’

‘Governors provide robust challenge and support to the school. They have recently reviewed their skills and structure and sought external support to help accomplish this.’

‘Pupils said that they feel safe in school and always have someone to talk to if they have any concerns or worries.’

‘There is a strong level of consistency in the teaching of English and mathematics across the school. This results in pupils making good progress over time.’

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