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Ofsted outstanding result at Pontville

09 November 2018

Staff and pupils at Pontville School have cause to celebrate following the latest Ofsted inspection of their residential provision, which was judged as outstanding. The judgement serves again to highlight the incredible difference Pontville School continues to makes to its pupils and their families and the report was glowing in its praise for the school’s approach.

The Ofsted Report noted:

“Children and young people flourish. The residential provision has a substantial beneficial impact on the overall experiences and progress made by the children and young people who stay there.” 

“Children and young people benefit hugely from warm and trusting relationships with highly committed and child-focused staff.”

“Staff are creative, and they deliver excellent personalised and group support. The on-site facilities provide the children and young people with an exceptional range of fun activities. Because of this, the children’s and young people’s emotional and physical well-being is improved.”

“A forward-thinking and dynamic management team listens to and values staff’s opinions. This supports the staff to develop new ideas that help the children and young people to progress.”

Head Teacher, Justine Sims proudly commented:

‘We were delighted to receive our Outstanding judgment following our residential inspection. It was lovely to read in our report about the strengths not only of our residential provision but across the school and our 16 to 19 centre. Thanks must go to our committed, dedicated and creative staff who all work so hard to get it right for the young people at Pontville. Also without exception thanks goes to our young people who make every day different and interesting and make it is pleasure to come to work.’

You can read the full report here.

Well done to the staff team on a great outcome, which highlights the school’s amazing work ethic and dedication to improving the lives of children and young people in their care.

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