Before Easter we were visited by inspectors from the diocese to carry out a SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) inspection. This is a bit like an Ofsted inspection but looks at the Christian character of the school and how our Christian values underpin everything we do.
We were so very pleased to be awarded a ‘Good’ which recognised all of the hard work put in by staff over the past year to develop our church school community.
Highlights from the report include:
- This is a nurturing and inclusive Christian community which serves its pupils and its families very well. Consequently, North Elmham Primary School ensures all are encouraged to do their best within the context of a Christian family environment.
- The partnership between the churches and the school enriches the worshipping life of this school community and supports their spiritual, moral and personal development well.
- The commitment and dedication of all staff and governors is seen in a renewed impetus to take forward the distinctive Christian character of this school on its journey of school improvement. As such, this embraces care, well-being and nurture together with a new Christian vision which is beginning to make a difference.
This has very much been a team effort though special recognition needs to go to Miss Hardingham and Mrs Barber for their incredible contributions.
To read the full report please follow the link: North Elmham SIAMS Inspection Report March 2018