June 20, 2008

School Given Top Marks

USING whiteboard technology has helped a school achieve "outstanding" status from inspectors.

Teachers and parents at Lumley Infant and Nursery School in Durham are celebrating today after receiving the outstanding grade from Ofsted inspectors.

They said the pupils were achieving exceptionally well as a result of the large amount of outstanding teaching.

Headteacher Tracey Wilson said: "We are delighted with Ofsted's findings.

"It is a true reflection of the hard work and dedication of all staff and governors, the fantastic support of parents and carers and the wonderful enthusiasm for learning from pupils.

"Lumley Infant and Nursery is a school where it is fun to teach and fun to learn."

The school consistently scored grade 1 - an "outstanding" throughout the inspection.

The governing body was praised for its involvement in all aspects of school and for the strong level of support and challenge in leadership and management.

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