Veritas Primary Academy, under the leadership of Headteacher Danielle Conneely, proudly maintains its status as a "good" school, as affirmed by the recent Ofsted report published at the end of November.
A School Where Happiness and Excellence Coexist
Ofsted inspectors judged Veritas Primary Academy as more than just a school; it's a friendly, welcoming community where children find joy, safety, and success. Pupils take pride in their school, relishing in their achievements and embodying the values instilled in them.
The report highlights the exceptional behaviour of pupils, describing them as polite, well-mannered, and diligent. Veritas was found to go beyond conventional education by providing a diverse range of extracurricular activities. From archery and cookery to wheelchair basketball, pupils discover and develop new talents and interests. The school's commitment to physical health is evident through various sports activities, while residential visits offer opportunities for acquiring skills like kayaking and abseiling.
Leadership roles, such as school captains and librarians, empower students to cultivate essential leadership and teamwork skills. The school takes pride in fostering a respectful environment where children appreciate diversity, learning about various cultures and religions.
Veritas excels in supporting the youngest learners, ensuring a solid start to their educational journey. Reading holds a central place in the curriculum, with initiatives like book fairs and reading programs fostering a love for literature. It stands out for its inclusive approach, prioritising pupils with SEND and offering an extensive wider curriculum. Trips and experiences enhance the students' learning journey, deepening their understanding and appreciation for the world around them.
The school actively promotes a positive work environment, with well-supported staff managing their workload efficiently. Appreciation days and team-building sessions contribute to the overall well-being of the school community.
In conclusion, Veritas Primary Academy's commitment to excellence, inclusivity, and continuous improvement shines through in the recent Ofsted report. The school remains dedicated to providing a nurturing and vibrant learning environment for all its children showing its firm commitment to our Trust’s ‘Great Schools’ strategy.