St Charles Catholic Primary School in Spennymoor is delighted to announce that it has once again received a ‘Good‘ rating from Ofsted following a recent inspection. This achievement underscores the school’s commitment to providing an exceptional educational environment for its children.

Inspectors noted that pupils are proud to attend the school, which boasts its strong sense of community. This sense of belonging is reflected in the positive relationships among students, who are consistently polite and caring towards one another. The report also emphasised that pupils are happy and feel safe within the school environment.

The school’s commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive community is evident in its day-to-day operations. Staff members go above and beyond to ensure that each pupil feels valued and supported, contributing to a positive and enriching educational experience. Parents and guardians also play a crucial role in the school’s success. The partnership between home and school is integral to creating an environment where students can excel both academically and personally.

St Charles Catholic Primary School looks forward to building on this success and continuing to provide a high-quality education that prepares its pupils for their future. The school remains dedicated to nurturing well-rounded individuals who are equipped with the skills and values necessary to succeed in life.

Headteacher, Lisa Thompson said, “We are thrilled with the Ofsted report and are pleased that the comments made by inspector recognise the commitment and dedication of all the staff working hard to ensure the best outcomes for every pupil at St Charles. We would like to thank, the pupils, parents, staff, governors and Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust for their continued support. As acknowledged in the report we have continued to develop an aspirational and ambitious curriculum for all our pupils.