SS Peter and Paul’s is a good Catholic school with some outstanding features. There is a total commitment to upholding the strong, caring inclusive ethos that fosters the excellent relationships which exist between the home, school and parish family. The Catholic Life of the school is outstanding; Collective Worship is good as is the overall provision for Religious Education.
Religious Education is good. Learning and progress are at least good in each key stage. Teaching and assessment are good and effective in ensuring pupils learn well. The Religious Education curriculum is adapted well to meet pupils’ needs and self‐evaluation by leaders and managers impacts positively on provision and outcomes.
The Catholic Life of the school is outstanding. SS Peter and Paul is a widely diverse community where all are treated with high levels of respect. The well‐ being and personal development of each pupil is at the heart of the school’s vision and is reflected in the strong sense of pastoral care. Pupils are keen to participate in the varied opportunities provided to contribute to the Catholic Life of the school and benefit greatly from them. Effective monitoring and evaluation systems are in place and result in continuing improvement to outcomes for pupils.
The quality of Collective Worship is good and pupils’ response to and participation in Collective Worship is good. The school provides a rich variety of opportunities for the pupils to pray together in classes, in phases and as a whole school. Collective Worship has been well developed and pupils are able to experience very different styles of prayer and take part in the planning and delivery of these. Leaders and managers’ promotion, monitoring and evaluation of the provision of Collective Worship are good.