Inspection Reports


Christ Church Primary School was inspected on the 22nd and 23rd May 2019.

You can read the full report here. 2019 OFSTED Report (PDF)

Letter from the Chair of Governors: Ofsted letter from CoG 2019

Quotes from the report…

  • “Pupils show positive attitudes to learning and are keen to succeed”.
  • “Leaders have ensured that the work to support pupils’, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development benefits pupils and prepares them well for the future.”
  • “Pupils are polite and listen to each other’s point of view”. They are “well-mannered and demonstrate high levels of respect”.
  • “Senior Leaders and recently appointed middle leaders are working with determination to achieve success for the school”.
  • “There is a strong safeguarding culture which places pupils at the heart of its work. Leaders care passionately about the welfare of every pupil and do everything to ensure that pupils are safe”.
  • Our EYFS was determined to be of a Good judgement.  The Early Years provision was deemed to be “a strength of the school”.
  • “Governors have an accurate view of the school’s strengths and areas for improvement. Governors are astute in verifying senior leaders’ assertions through reviewing external reports. Verification is also supported through governors’ collaboration with the local authority. Governors are keen and enthusiastic. They are proud of the school and are motivated to make the changes necessary to ‘get it right’ for pupils.”


On the 3rd December 2019 the school was inspected by the Bristol Diocese.  The inspector spoke to children, staff, parents and governors during the day and observed RE lessons.  

The full report can be read hereChrist Church CE VC Primary SIAMS report 2019

Quotes taken from the report…

“Pupils’ social and emotional needs are effectively nurtured by a dedicated staff team who also provide valuable support for parents.”

“The school is a warm caring community where rich relationships are developed and pupils show a high degree of respect. These reflect the school’s Christian values.”

“New approaches to collective worship, introduced by the headteacher, have raised its profile and importance for pupils.”

“Pupils have a good understanding of world faiths developed through religious education (RE), where they show a good level of respect for the views of others. They value new opportunities to explore big questions because they find these have a relevance for their daily lives.”

Paper copies of all documents are available from the school office.