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Inspectors give thumbs up for Methlick School

It was a good finish to the term at Methlick School with Staff and pupils receiving a positive inspection from the Governments Education Inspectorate, the HMIE.  They visited the school recently and were satisfied with quality of provision and are confident that the school has the way forward to continue to improve in the years ahead.

The Key strengths of the school noted by the inspectors included: high-achieving, confident, hardworking and articulate children; children’s ability to learn, support and respect each other during group work; team work of staff aimed at improving learning and teaching across the school and finally, the positive start made by the acting head teacher to increasing the pace of improvement and change.

Acting Head Teacher of Methlick Primary School, Jill Sim, said: “We were very pleased that the team of inspectors from Education Scotland described our children as ‘high-achieving, confident, hard working and articulate.  They recognised the children’s ability to learn, support and respect each other and they commended the team work of the staff aimed at improving learning and teaching across the school.”

Mrs Sim added“We are delighted that when they visited Methlick School, they found enthusiastic learners who are motivated by good quality learning experiences. The staff team will continue to work hard on improving our school and we would like to thank all the children and their families for their support and hard work year after year.”

“The inspection was a very positive experience for all of us at Methlick and we are happy that the tremendous hard work and dedication of the staff and pupils at Methlick has been recognised and praised by HMIe.”

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