The Ofsted report paints a vibrant picture of what it's like to attend The Meadows Primary School. The school is described as "exceptional where pupils flourish both in their learning and socially”.  Ofsted have also commented “They work hard, they are keen to learn, and they support each other well”. This Ofsted report follows on from last year’s GOOD to today’s OUTSTANDING. The Meadows Primary School have done a fantastic job improving the school’s overall effectiveness.

The Meadows Primary Schools motto is ‘learning by caring and sharing’ Ofsted have commented that this is “lived and breathed”. This school is very much at the heart of the community of Madeley located in Staffordshire, with parents commenting things such as “ My child has absolutely flourished at the Meadows with a team of teachers who obviously share a bond more akin to a family than simply colleagues”.

The school's curriculum and teaching methods are highly praised in the report. The curriculum is shown as ambitious and designed so the students can maintain the knowledge they learn. The teachers at the Meadows are supportive and work tirelessly to ensure there are no gaps in the curriculum which enables the children to “flourish”.

The report also commented on the exceptional care provided to pupils with SEND, “Developing a rich body of knowledge that enables them to make connections between different subjects and topics”.

In response to the Ofsted report, Emma Osei-Kuffour, Headteacher of the Meadows Primary School has said "Achieving an outstanding rating from Ofsted marks a significant achievement for Meadows Primary School, showcasing a remarkable leap from our previous 'good' status. This success is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our exceptional staff since the last report. We applaud their relentless efforts, which have propelled us to this outstanding status. Moving from 'good' to 'outstanding' reflects our collective determination to provide the highest quality education and nurture an environment where every child can thrive. We are immensely proud of this achievement and remain committed to sustaining excellence, ensuring that our students continue to receive an outstanding educational experience."

Jo Morgan, CEO of Shaw Education Trust added " This milestone mirrors our dedication to delivering top-notch education and fostering a supportive learning atmosphere. I extend my heartfelt thanks to our devoted staff, eager students, and supportive community for their invaluable contributions to the exceptional educational journey for each and every one of our students.

Meadows Primary School eagerly anticipates building upon this achievement, paving the way for an even brighter future for its students. Shaw Education Trust takes immense pride in this milestone for Meadows, aligning with our core values.

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