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Ofsted Quotes

Below are some quotes from our 2012 Ofsted Report. You can find the whole report in the Key Information section.


"Cranbourne is a good school with some outstanding areas."

"This good school has built effectively on the many strengths found at the last inspection."

"Leadership is good throughout the school."

"The skilled and committed headteacher provides clear direction and ambition for the school. There is strong evidence of very strong teamwork and a commitment to drive and move the school forward."

"Key leaders and managers throughout the school model good practice."

"The Governing body is both challenging and supportive."

"Behaviour and safety are outstanding."

"The outstanding curriculum, which coupled with excellent support, provides a wide range of opportunities that pupils use very well."

The curriculum "contributes successfully to the outstanding promotion of pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development."

"Pupils show great enjoyment of their learning and they speak very positively about the wider range of activities that they all enjoy."

"There are many opportunities throughout the school day for children to develop their love of reading."

"Pupils' outstanding behaviour and highly positive attitudes make a significant and effective contribution to their learning."

"Many aspects of teaching, including the daily assembly, promote the school's ethos of thinking and caring for others."

"The exciting curriculum exploits links between subjects so that pupils have good opportunities to practise and extend their core skills."

"The teaching of reading is a strength of the school and the vast majority of pupils are fluent readers."

"Pupils love coming to school."

"Pupils listen carefully to each other and understand the importance of respecting the views of others."

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