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National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools Report

Reports

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2017

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Dunnington as a Church of England school are good

 
  • The Christian leadership of the headteacher and the clarity of vision based on explicit Christian values effectively drives the distinctiveness of the school.
  • The strong links with the church through the regular half-termly services celebrate the Christian character of the school and are effective in driving the vision and values.
  • The focus on the individual and the commitment to care for the specific needs of all abilities, through living out the ‘Christian cornerstone’, is succesful in raising the overall standards of teaching and learning.

 

 

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2012 - 2013

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Dunnington as a Church of England school are good

The strong ethos of the ‘Dunnington family’ creates a happy, caring and inclusive community. This shared ethos creates a nurturing environment which results in confident and happy pupils who enjoy coming to school and feel highly valued as individuals. Explicit Christian values are embedded and underpin many aspects school life. They are particularly evident in worship and in the high quality care, guidance and support offered to all pupils.

Established strengths

  • The care and nurture of pupils which enables them to achieve both socially and academically.
  • The school’s shared Christian values which underpin school life and have a profound impact on attitudes and behaviour.
  • The strong and supportive relationships at all levels.

 

 

2007 - 2008

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Dunnington Primary School as a Church of England school are good.

This is because of the strength of the ‘Dunnington family’ vision that supports the ethos of Christian care and respect for the school and wider communities and is a constant feature of the everyday lives and routines of all members of the school. Pupils’ spiritual development is outstanding because of the range of opportunities and experiences offered to them in and out of school.

Established strengths

  • The clear vision of the headteacher for the development of the school.
  • The impact of the range of spiritual experience on pupils’ personal development
  • Pupils’ awareness of the needs of others that is reflected in practical, charitable support.

 

Testimonials

We are delighted with how well our son has settled into Dunnington. He has increased in confidence so dramaticaly since starting this school. His general desire to work hard and do his best is amazing. Thank you for providing the opportunities and environment for him to develop in all these areas so well. - Reception Parent