Lincoln Catholic academy celebrates improved Ofsted rating

A Lincoln Catholic academy has been praised by Ofsted after achieving a ‘good’ rating in its latest inspection.

Following an inspection from June 13 to June 14, the watchdog rated St Peter and St Paul Catholic Academy on Western Avenue as ‘good’ overall after previously being rated at ‘requires improvement’.

Ofsted’s inspection framework reviewed the main areas and the academy was graded ‘good’ in all areas, these were:

  • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good
  • Outcomes for pupils Good
  • 16 to 19 study programmes Good

In rating the academy as ‘good’ in all aspects, Ofsted highlighted that “each pupil is known as an individual.”

Inspectors added: “The strong leadership of the headteacher has brought about rapid school improvement.

“He leads by example and has built a strong team of senior staff who embody the values of the school and share his vision of excellence for all.

“The senior staff team is valued and respected; morale is high and staff are universally positive about the impact of the headteacher’s leadership.”

Headteacher Damien Keogh said: “The Ofsted report is testament and recognition of the many positive aspects of St Peter and St Paul and the high quality of all round education that is provided.”