A SCHOOL in Datchet has been plunged into special measures after a damning Ofsted report concluded the teaching has been ‘lacking inspiration, focus and purpose’.
Acting head of Colnbrook C of E school Jeremy Meek told parents this week that the school is making good progress in achieving the targets set for it after its OFSTED inspection in October.
Popular teacher Alison Borgese, 59, of Severn Crescent, Colnbrook, has been made an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Alison, who has taught at All Saints Junior School, Maidenhead, for the last nine years says she may never know who nominated her.
Action is being taken to turn Colnbrook CE Primary School around after it was placed in special measures. A meeting took place with parents last week and they were talked through the school’s plans.
THE number of primary school pupils who achieved a Level 4 SAT score in English and maths has risen – although Slough is still below the national average. Colnbrook Church of England Primary School, in Colnbrook High Street, was ranked as the worse performing in Slough – with only 52% of pupils achieving Level 4 or above in English and maths.
OFSTED has downgraded Colnbrook C of E to “inadequate” and in need of “special measures” following its latest inspection. It found that the governing body had not met its has responsibilities and failed to hold the headteacher and other school leaders robustly to account
Children at Colnbrook primary school benefitted from a visit from two Hilton staff last Wednesday who helped them raise money for BBC Children in Need.
Pupils from The Westgate School, Cippenham, were given a master class into ‘pursuing their dreams’ at Honda UK’s head office, in London Road, Slough, on Thursday and Friday, last week.
Sources close to Governors of Colnbrook Church of England school have indicated to Colnbrook Views that head teacher Janice Brown has been suspended with immediate effect after complaints of bullying from parents and staff.
Pippins School, Colnbrook, is holding a competition to give away tickets for one lucky family to go and see an event at the London 2012 Olympics.