Strand on the Green Infant and Nursery School
praised for improvements by Ofsted
popular Strand on the Green Infant and Nursery
School in Chiswick has been highlighted for
raising educational standards and making good
progress, following the latest inspection by
Ofsted. The Government inspectors have also
especially praised progress and provision in
report on the latest inspection singles out
the Headteacher, Mrs Jeanette Davies, for her
‘considerable resolve in pushing through improvement’
since her appointment as headteacher in 2000.
Improving standards within the school have
been as a direct result of new policies implemented
by Mrs Davies.
report also applauds Mrs Davies for her “clear
vision” of how to move the school forward.
The school now has “a cohesive and stable team
of teachers” who strongly share Mrs Davies’s
vision for the development of the school, the
Cassandra Barker, chair of the Governing Body
of the school, said: “I am very pleased that
the inspection team recognised the hard work
that has taken place, putting the school in
a strong position to move forward.”
inspection team found that the school offers
good support to pupils with special educational
needs and those with English as an additional
language. Its procedures for ensuring pupils’
welfare were also rated as “good”. The school’s
nursery comes in for special praise.
the report says, the leadership and management
of the school, and the teaching it provides,
is “satisfactory”, with strengths far outweighing
Governing Body will be presenting its Action
Plan to deal with issues raised in the report
to parents in early October. The inspection
team highlighted some issues concerning the
premises, though these had already been recognised
by the school and Governing Body, and an action
plan is already in place.
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