Crossgates Primary & Nursery Inspection Report

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Published: Tuesday 04 Jun 2019 by Fife Council

The pupils and staff of Crossgates Primary School and Nursery have earned high praise from Education Scotland, following their inspection in April this year.

The pupils were described as “confident, highly motivated and engaged children who are very proud of their school and nursery.”  The children were also praised for being enthusiastic and keen learners. 

Staff too were commended by the inspection team who highlighted “the commitment, dedication and teamwork of all staff, led by the headteacher, to improving learning experiences for all children.” The team indicated that this was “resulting in high-quality teaching and very good levels of attainment in the school.” 

The school and nursery were also praised for their “strong partnerships with the local community and businesses which enrich children’s learning.” The team recognised that this was “helping children develop important skills for life, learning and work and is contributing to raising attainment and achievement.” 

Headteacher Sheona McCulloch was delighted that the work of the pupils and staff was recognised. She said “I am immensely proud of the work and commitment of the children, staff and school community. This has been a fantastic way to end a very successful year and we could not be happier.”

 The school’s Education Manager, Lynn Porter is pleased that the efforts of the whole Crossgates team are reflected in the inspection report. She said “Crossgates Primary and Nursery serves the children and their families very well. The vast range of opportunities provided for the children were recognised by the inspection team. The whole community that serves the school contributes to this. The children benefit immensely from the commitment and effort everyone makes on their behalf.  The children also have a very active voice and are fully involved in continually driving the school forward.”

Sheona McCulloch, Headteacher 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 40 19 09 Contact Sheona McCulloch online
By Post: Crossgates Primary 97 Dunfermline Road Crossgates Cowdenbeath Fife KY4 8AR
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