Primary school rated ‘good’ by inspectors

Mossgate Primary School.
Mossgate Primary School.
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An Ofsted inspection has declared Mossgate Primary School in Heysham to be a good school.

Headteacher Chris Lawler and chair of governors John Manley were delighted with the outcome.

Mr Lawler said: “I am pleased that all the hard work put in by all the Mossgate team, teachers and support staff alike, has been recognised by the inspectors.

This rating is recognition of our aim for all children at this school – to give them the best preparation possible for their lives once they leave Mossgate at their secondary schools and beyond.

“The school is now well placed to build on this report and we are already drawing up plans to make the school even better. Children and parents can expect to see some exciting changes over the next 12 months.

Inspectors said the headteacher and other leaders have ensured rapid improvements in teaching and pupils’ achievement.

They continually and successfully strive to improve pupils’ progress.

They also said teaching is good and is leading to consistently good learning, more rapid progress and rising standards, and that the curriculum 
provides a wealth of opportunities to ensure that pupils’ health and emotional well-being are strongly