Dundonald Primary School in Wimbledon is now recognised as an outstanding school, following a recent inspection by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted).
Ofsted’s report concluded that Dundonald is an outstanding school, which provides an excellent education for all of its pupils.
Dundonald is now placed in the top 5% of primary schools nationally for teaching and learning.
The Ofsted inspectors’ report concluded the following:
Dundonald Primary is an outstanding school and has continued to improve from its strong position at the time of the last inspection.
Achievement is outstanding and pupils’ standards are consistently high.
The school’s curriculum is very rich and helps motivate the pupils to work hard and enjoy learning.
Teaching is consistently good.
Children have made an excellent start to their education.
Achievement is outstanding.
The Headteacher sets very high expectations and is a very effective leader with a clear sense of purpose and direction.
The curriculum is outstanding.
The school is a welcoming place for children who say they feel safe and secure.
Headteacher of Dundonald Primary School, Jane White, expressed her pleasure with Ofsted’s findings:
“We are delighted with such a glowing report, which reflects the dedicated effort of all staff, governors and pupils at Dundonald who work so hard to make it an outstanding school”.
Merton Cabinet member for Education and Lifelong Learning, Councillor David Chung said:
“I would like to pass on my congratulations to the headteacher, staff, the governors, the parents and pupils and all those who support Dundonald Primary School, on the achievement of this accolade.
I wish Dundonald continued success for the future.”
The Chair of Governors at Dundonald Primary School, David Cowling also commented:
“This outstanding report is a great tribute to the staff and pupils of Dundonald.”