Outstanding primary schools in Lincoln and Lincolnshire have seen the county rise to the top of the Ofsted performance tables in the region.
The latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted shows that Lincolnshire was only one of two East Midlands authorities performing better than the national average for phonics – at 83%.
Phonics is the method for aiding reading and writing through use of sound and spelling patterns.
Branston Community College near Lincoln is among the schools singled out from nine in the region previously judged to require improvement but now judged outstanding.
Lincolnshire has 11 providers listed as judged to be outstanding in 2015/16 – more than any other authority. These are:
- Boston West Academy
- Branston Community Acadamy
- Kisimul School
- Louth Kidgate Primary School
- St George’s Preparatory School & Little Dragons Preschool
- The Bluecoat School, Stamford
- Eresby School, Spilsby
- St Francis Special School, Lincolnshire County Council
- Tydd St Mary CoE Primary School
- Wyberton Primary School
- Wyndham Park Nursery School