Doncaster Kingfisher primary school wins 'good' rating from Ofsted

Kingfisher Primary Academy in Doncaster is celebrating a ‘good’ judgement from Ofsted.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 1:19 pm
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 1:19 pm
Pupils of Kingfisher Primary Academy in Wheatley, Doncaster are, from left, Hunter Rowe (Y1), Anna Wink (Y5) and Max Wright (Y4)

Ofsted inspectors said that teachers and pupils at the Wheatley school, part of Astrea Academy Trust, have good relationships, “classrooms are busy and productive”, pupils enjoy reading and feel happy and safe. Teachers are well prepared and pupils develop “well-rounded opinions about the modern world.”

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Principal Catherine Skinn praised the “dedication, hard work and professionalism of all the staff and the commitment of our pupils and their families.

“The whole school continues to come together, with the support of Astrea, to focus on every single one of our pupils and their specific needs.

“I am truly proud of everyone at Kingfisher who has made this a reality for our children.”