Ofsted's opinion - latest report from March 2023
'St Matthew's is a small school where leaders have established a strong sense of community. Pupils and staff typically spoke about feeling part of 'one big St Matthew's family'. Pupils are happy to attend this nurturing school. They are safe and well cared for by staff.'
'Pupils support each other and know the importance of being kind. Older pupils go out of their way to help younger ones and pupils who are new to the school. Staff are quick to sort out any rare occurrences of bullying'.
'Staff take every chance to get pupils out exploring the wider world. They organise a wealth of educational outings for all pupils to enhance their learning'.
'Leaders have designed a broad and ambitious curriculum.'
'Leaders are committed to pupils' wider development. Pupils have various opportunities to develop leadership skills.'
In our most recent Ofsted inspection (March 2023) we were graded good.