FRIENDS OF GLADESTRY SCHOOL

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Friends of Gladestry School (FROGS)
The Foyce,
Gladestry,
Kington,
Herefordshire,
HR5 3NS

01544 370 642

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EXCELLENT

2015 ESTYN INSPECTION

Estyn introduced a new inspection framework in 2010. Gladestry is the first school in Powys to be rated as ‘Excellent’ in all the new framework’s five key judgements; current performance, prospects for improvement and in response to the three key questions; ‘How good are outcomes?’, ‘How good is provision?’ and ‘How good are leadership and management?’

HEALTHY

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Gladestry Church in Wales Primary School has been working to further its healthy school status. The whole school has been working to achieve the latest Healthy Schools award.

LATEST NEWS

  • Gladestry Scoops Platinum Award.

    Gladestry has been awarded the coveted Platinum Eco - Schools Award in recognition of its green credentials. Congratulations to the Eco-Gang and all the staff and pupils on this great achievement!

  • Pupils Perform for the Bourne Dance Company.

    Key Stage two pupils were invited to perform for the Matthew Bourne Company in Cardiff a dance that they had choreographed themselves.

  • Gladestry receives 'Green'.

    Gladestry is one of only 11 of the 85 primary schools in Powys to be categorised as GREEN under the new Welsh Government categorisation of schools by colour coding. The colour bands are Red - "a school in need of greatest improvement..." through Amber and Yellow to Green - "a highly effective school which is well run, has strong leadership and is clear about its priorities for improvement. These schools have a track record in raising the standards that pupils achieve and have the capacity to support other schools to do better."

  • Children Celebrate "Excellent" Achievement.

    The school and local community came together to celebrate an "excellent" Estyn report at a Hog Roast following the school’s sports day. A Powys County Council spokesperson stated that the school should feel justifiably very proud of its achievement. “It is rare that schools are awarded an excellent judgement for both current performance and prospects for improvement. I am delighted for the whole school community”

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