On the road to improvement
A Preston school which received a black mark from Ofsted was given a good report after it's first monitoring inspection.'¨Longridge High was deemed to 'require improvement' by the education watchdog in November.
Now though, the Preston Road school is starting the new year on a high note after being told it is on the way to becoming good.
According to the inspector action has been taken to address concerns raised and senior leaders now have a strong understanding of the strengths and weaknesses in each department and has taken action to improve.
This is reflected in improving standards.
Headteacher Jane Green said: “This is a very positive report which reflects all the hard work which staff at the school have put into securing further improvements.
“We are a school which will never stand still - we want to continue to improve year on year, ensuring very young person enjoys an excellent education.”
Chairman of governors Jane Beckford added: “We will never be complacent and governors, staff, pupils and parents are on a journey to improve year on year.