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7 - Ofsted praises primary school

Staff and pupils at Amblecote Primary School have been given the thumbs up after receiving a glowing Ofsted report.

The Dudley Council school, which has 300 pupils, has retained its ‘good’ status following a short inspection last month.

In the report, lead inspector Susan Hickerton praises the school’s leadership team for maintaining good quality education, for being passionate about staff and pupils and for exhibiting energy and integrity.

Ofsted has praised the school for making improvements in several areas including attendance rates, safeguarding procedures and assessment practises.

The report also states that pupils at the school are well behaved, courteous, inquisitive and articulate and that they feel proud to be a part of the Amblecote team.

Head teacher Ann Mason, said:

“I would like to thank our staff, pupils and governors for their ongoing hard work, dedication and commitment, which is reflected in the Ofsted report.

“We all share in a common vision of ‘'At Amblecote we achieve because in our pupils we believe'’ and we will continue to strive towards having the best possible outcomes for all our pupils.”

Councillor Ian Cooper, cabinet member for children’s services said:

“I would like to congratulate the head teacher, deputy head teacher, staff, pupils and governors at Amblecote Primary School for the fantastic work they’re doing.

“We are a council that is passionate about our children and young people and we’re delighted to see the school being praised so warmly for its energy and commitment.”

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