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Inspection Outcomes

Catholic School's Inspectorate

St Wilfrid's were inspected on 20th and 21st September 2023. The overall quality of Catholic education provided by the school is judged to be GOOD.

What the school does well

• The mission is understood and lived out sincerely by pupils and staff.

• Catholic social teaching is central to school life. Pupils have a strong understanding of how to live and act according to its principles.

• With the support of the interim head of school and governors, the interim executive head teacher has driven rapid improvement to the school’s Catholic life and mission and provision for religious education.

• Pupils enjoy religious education and make strong connections between what they learn about Jesus and how they apply this to their daily lives.

Ofsted Inspection March 2024

St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School underwent a section 8 inspection on 12th and 13th March 2024 led by Kirsty Faulks HMI and her team and graded the school to be GOOD in all areas.

Highlights include: 

  • St Wilfrid's is a school where warmth, care, respect and learning all go hand in hand.
  • Pupils show consideration for each other.
  • The school's cultural diversity forms the backdrop to pupils learning about a range of faiths and ways of life . These weave together so that pupils see each other as equal and united in rights and values.
  • The school has high expectations of pupils behaviour and learning.
  • Pupils feel safe and settled and enjoy their learning.
  • Pupils demonstrate a strong sense of service to others.They enjoy voting to choose which charities to support. Mini missions, the Children s Charter and participating in trust wide events further support pupils wider development.
  • The school listens to the voice of pupil s and they feel heard.