John Stainer earns Outstanding rating

John Stainer Primary School, St Asaph Road, has been awarded Outstanding status by Ofsted, having previously been rated Good. The latest report says:

The school has improved significantly over time. This has come about largely through the skilful leadership of the headteacher, ably supported by a talented staff and highly capable governing body. They share an ambitious vision for continuous improvement, and the result of their work is a harmonious school community which benefits from strong parental relationships.

Parents at John Stainer are currently being consulted about a planned expansion.