Rackenford C of E Primary School has maintained its ‘good’ status following an Ofsted assessment, that also highlighted the ‘very strong culture of safeguarding’ and ‘extremely supportive’ community.
The inspection took place earlier this term, with findings focusing on reading skills, the maths curriculum, safeguarding and support from the wider school community.
Ofsted highlighted Rackenford’s strong culture for safeguarding, with pupil feedback stating that they ‘feel safe’ at our village primary school, and praised teachers’ knowledge of core curriculum such as mathematics, reading and writing.
An emphasis was also put on the supportive nature of the community, with 95% of parents who responded to a school questionnaire saying they would recommend the school to others, and they valued the ‘care, guidance and support that their children receive’.
Sammy Crook, Executive Head Teacher of the Federation of Tiverton Schools, said: “We work hard across the Federation to ensure a safe, fun and supportive environment for all children and young people to learn in, and this has been recognised in feedback following Rackenford’s Ofsted inspection. Well done to everyone involved in this brilliant achievement.”
Sarah Maude, Head of School at Rackenford Primary, added: “Rackenford has a fantastic sense of community culture, and it was a pleasure to share this and see the feedback from Ofsted.”