A primary school in Wigan has seen their Ofsted rating dropped following criticism of their quality of education. Marsh Green Primary School did not quite hit the mark to maintain their ‘Good’ rating with the schools watchdog despite attaining ‘Good’ status in most categories of the inspection.
A report from Ofsted found that some pupils, including those with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), do not achieve as well as they should.
The inspectors said pupils were delivered ‘weaker curriculums’ in reading and mathematics in the higher age groups. READ MORE: Man dies after being hit by car on M62 with motorway fully shut READ MORE: Police and forensics on scene as murder probe launched after death of woman However, early years and Year 1 curriculums were praised in the report published on September 15.
Following the inspection, which took place back in June 2023 at the Kitt Green Road site, the weaknesses of the school were attributed to staffing instability - which is believed to be improving now. “In recent years, instabilities in staffing have hindered leaders’ work to improve the curriculum for pupils,” the Ofsted report said. “However, more recently, staffing has stabilised and leaders’ intentions for the curriculum are becoming clearer. “Subject leaders know what is working well and the weaknesses that they want to address in the curriculum.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk