Inspectors’ praise for pupils' support at Fife primary school and nursery

Inspectors have praised a Fife primary school and nursery class for its support of its young pupils.
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They plan no further visits to Hill of Beath Primary School and Nursery Class in Cowdenbeath, noting: “We are confident that the school has the capacity to continue to improve.”

The inspectors highlighted some of the school’s strengths as well as areas it wanted to see improvements.

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They said it had “friendly children who engage well with digital technology as part of their learning” adding: “They are proud of their achievements and enjoy sharing these with each other and adults.”

Hill O'Beath Primary SchoolHill O'Beath Primary School
Hill O'Beath Primary School

Hey liked the fact staff planned and delivered high quality learning and teaching experiences, while senior leaders have led improvements in learning and teaching approaches across the primary classes.

Inspectors want to see improved learning and teaching in the nursery class, noting: “This will require focused leadership to create a cohesive team who are better able to support children to make the progress they are capable of.”

Fife Council will inform parents/carers about the school’s progress as part of its arrangements for reporting on the quality of its schools.