All Saints C.E. First School in Church Leigh has been graded ‘good’ by the education watchdog Ofsted.

The newly published report highlights that staff have high expectations of all children. The curriculum is ambitious and covers a broad range of subjects.

Inspectors found that pupils are supported successfully to achieve well and enjoy attending this friendly, nurturing school.

There is effective support for pupils with special education needs and/or disabilities which ensures that they learn as well as their peers.

The report notes that pupils feel safe and treat one another with respect and the arrangements for safeguarding are effective.

Pupils are keen to do their best, and behaviour is good, and they enjoy a wide range of activities including residential trips and sports activities and competitions.

Parents and carers have praised how leaders have managed a difficult couple of years when the school was significantly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Andrea Cairns, Executive Headteacher, All Saints C.E. First School, said: “We are very pleased with this positive Ofsted report. We strive to meet the needs of pupils and families in our local community. Despite the challenges from the pandemic, it is good to know that parents and carers appreciate what we do and that staff are proud to work for the school.”

Sarah Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Uttoxeter Learning Trust, added: “It is great to see pupils at All Saints C.E. First School being successfully supported by staff to achieve well and that the school’s leaders value being part of Uttoxeter Learning Trust.”

The inspection took place on June 7th and 8th 2022.For more information, please visit Ofsted’s website