Photo of the entrance to Stoke Lodge Primary School, in School Close.

Disappointment at Stoke Lodge Ofsted verdict

Senior staff at the Olympus Academy Trust have expressed disappointment at the latest Ofsted report for Stoke Lodge Primary School, which has been given an overall grading of ‘requires improvement’ for the second time in just over two years. Inspectors who visited the school in early January once again judged its Early Years provision to be ‘good’ but rated the

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Photo of pupils and staff celebrating the school's recent 'good' report.

Ofsted success for Baileys Court Primary

Staff and pupils at Baileys Court Primary School in Bradley Stoke are celebrating after receiving a  positive report from Ofsted. Inspectors visited the school in December 2017 for a ‘short inspection’ and awarded an overall rating of ‘good’. This was the first inspection carried out since the school was judged to be ‘good’ in March 2013. The report praised the

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Photo of staff and children celebrating their recent 'outstanding' verdict from Ofsted.

‘Outstanding’ verdict for local pre-school

A Bradley Stoke pre-school has been awarded the highest possible grade of ‘outstanding’ following a recent Ofsted inspection. The Mama Bear’s Pre-School at Baileys Court (located behind the Tesco Express store) impressed inspectors from the standards agency and received top rankings in all four judged categories. The Bradley Stoke setting was the second within the family-run group to achieve the

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Photo of pupils and headteacher at Wheatfield Primary School.

Ofsted report sees Wheatfield step up a grade

Wheatfield Primary School is celebrating the success of a recent Ofsted inspection which categorises the school as ‘good’ across all measures. Under the leadership of acting headteacher Lois Haydon, who took over the reins following the retirement of long-serving head Christine Dursley in December 2016, the hard work of the staff, pupils, parents and governors has been recognised. The inspectors

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Teachers and pupils at Bowsland Green Primary School, Bradley Stoke, recently rated 'good' by Ofsted.

Bowsland Green praised by Ofsted inspectors

Staff and pupils at a Bradley Stoke school which was deemed in need of improvement two years ago are celebrating a remarkable turnaround after Ofsted rated it ‘good’ with outstanding qualities. Inspectors who visited Bowsland Green Primary School in early October concluded that it has been “transformed” by the inspirational leadership of the new headteacher, Faye Kitchen, who was seconded

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Staff and pupils at Holy Trinity Primary School, Bradley Stoke celebrate their recent 'good' Ofsted report.

Another ‘good’ Ofsted for Holy Trinity Primary

Staff, governors and pupils at Bradley Stoke’s Holy Trinity Primary School are celebrating after receiving another positive report from Ofsted. An Ofsted inspector visited the school on 12th January to carry out the first ‘short’ inspection since Holy Trinity was judged to be ‘good’ in 2011 and concluded that the leadership team has maintained the ‘good’ quality of education in

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