Pupils at Coniston Primary School, Patchway, celebrate the school's 'good' Ofsted report.

Coniston Primary School rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Staff and pupils at Coniston Primary School in Patchway are celebrating after receiving a positive report from schools inspector Ofsted. Inspectors visited the school in March and awarded an overall rating of ‘good’, with all of the five individual areas reviewed also assessed as ‘good’. Nigel Isaac, headteacher, welcomed the report, saying: “I am delighted to receive such a positive

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Patchway Community College rated “good” by Ofsted inspectors

Patchway Community College has been praised by Ofsted inspectors who have awarded the school a ‘good’ grading under the new, more rigorous Ofsted regime. Patchway is the first secondary school in South Gloucestershire to be inspected under the tougher Ofsted regime. In their report, inspectors praised the school’s results, noting: “Regardless of their starting points, ability or special educational needs,

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Holy Family School gets improved rating from Ofsted

Patchway’s Holy Family RC Primary School has been rated “good” by Ofsted inspectors who visited the school last month. Two inspectors observed a total of 20 lessons at the 174-pupil school, located in Amberley Road, Stoke Lodge. Lead inspector Michael Merchant writes in his report: “This is a good school. Pupils make good progress thanks to consistently good teaching and

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School rated “good” for business teaching

A local secondary school has been rated “good” in a subject-specific Ofsted inspection that took place last month. Inspectors visited Patchway Community College on 21st and 22nd November to assess the school’s teaching of economics and business, subjects closely related to the school’s specialism in ‘business and enterprise learning’. Pupils’ achievement in the subjects is said to be “good and

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