Teachers and pupils at Chilworth Church of England Infant School are celebrating an ‘outstanding’ rating by Ofsted.
The village school in Dorking Road, Chilworth, was given the highest possible rating across the board; achievement of pupils; quality of teaching; behaviour and safety of pupils, and leadership and management. The report praised the teachers’ ‘enthusiasm and energy’ and said that ‘pupils make excellent progress because they are extremely well taught and thoroughly enjoy learning.’
It also highlighted pupils’ behaviour, describing them as ‘delightful; they chat confidently to adults and are kind and courteous to each other’, and praised the high calibre of leadership in the school.
Headteacher, Maggie Mackie said, “ We are delighted to have been rated as outstanding . It is a testament to all the hard work and commitment shown by all involved in the school “ .
Patricia Allen, Chair of Governors added, “Governors are proud of the place this school holds as a hub of its local community and of the strong sense of teamwork within the school, where everyone pulls together to do the very best they can for all pupils. Its staff are exceptional and this is a well deserved result.”