"We could not wish for a better leader" is the view of pupils, parents and staff at Constantine School as expressed in the Ofsted report.

Following a visit by an inspector last month, numerous good qualities were identified.

Head of School Caroline Gilbert, who was appointed in January 2019, said: “I am so pleased that Ofsted recognises the excellent opportunities we offer our children and the warm, friendly ethos that makes our school a special place.” 

The inspector praised pupils’ enthusiasm for learning, their kindness to each other and their politeness.

The report also stated that pupils respond well to instructions from teachers. 

The school’s use of the locality and expertise of parents and community members, which adds to the positive ethos of the school, as well as a calm and purposeful atmosphere. 

Also highlighted were arrangements for the care and well-being of pupils, who feel happy and safe in school.

Outdoor and adventurous activities, where pupils are encouraged to take risks, were also noted. 

The report states pupils clearly enjoy attending Constantine Primary and are very proud of their school.

It also notes that relationships within the school appear warm and friendly. The vast majority of parents would recommend this school.