Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust is overjoyed to announce that St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School in Stockton has recently achieved a ‘Good’ rating by Ofsted. The glowing report from Ofsted highlighted St Cuthbert’s as a place where pupils thrive, emphasising the nurturing environment that is cultivated by the staff at St Cuthbert’s.

Ofsted recognised the vibrant atmosphere during playtimes and lunchtimes, described as “fun filled“. St Cuthbert’s prides itself on providing a joyful and inclusive environment where children can enjoy their breaks, fostering friendships and creating cherished memories.

Ofsted acknowledged the school’s unwavering commitment to high aspirations for all pupils. By setting an ambitious curriculum and providing tailored support, St Cuthbert’s ensures that every child can succeed and flourish, regardless of background or ability.

Mrs Sian Parnell, Headteacher, said, “We are so proud of our recent inspection report that recognises how incredible the children at St Cuthbert’s are. We are thankful to all our dedicated staff who strive every day to ensure that every child reaches their full potential. We are incredibly grateful for the support given from our families, governors, and our Trust in helping us to ensure that all our children ‘thrive here’. We are so very proud of our pupils who show resilience and the confidence to be the best that they can be, and as Ofsted recognises ‘pupils relish the responsibilities bestowed upon them’”.

Mary Dowson, Chair of Governors, stated, “I am delighted that Ofsted affirms the hard work and dedication shown by all pupils and staff here at St Cuthbert’s. It gives me great pleasure and pride as Chair of Governors to receive such positive feedback which delights in the good of our wonderful school.