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St. Chad's Catholic Primary School, Catholic Lane, Sedgley, Dudley


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Our school was last inspected by Ofsted in May 2023. We were very pleased that the overall inspection judgment was that St. Chad's is a good school with outstanding personal development.

Some of the comments in the report included:

  • Leaders have high expectations for all pupils.
  • Pupils know the importance of being a good person. They help others in the community. Pupils show kindness and respect to others as a result. Pupils exemplify their motto, ‘Christ in our heads, our hearts and our hands’. They say that everyone is loved and welcomed.
  • Pupils’ physical and mental health are taken seriously by leaders. Pupils can discuss their worries and feelings with trusted adults.
  • Leaders are committed to improving the learning experiences of pupils. This is now realised through a well-constructed and ambitious curriculum.
  • Staff are highly skilled in teaching pupils how to read.
  • Leaders have created an inclusive school. Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and those who are disadvantaged are well cared for.
  • Pupils have an exceptional understanding about diversity.

You can read the full report below:

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Catholic Schools RE Inspection

Our last RE Inspection by the Catholic Schools Inspectorate was in December 2023, when we were delighted to receive an outstanding judgement once again.

The report commented:

  • The mission statement and values unite the community and underpin all areas of school life. Christ is at the centre of this school.
  • Pupils demonstrate a deep sense of belonging to this welcoming, inclusive community. They value and enjoy school and their learning in religious education and appreciate all the school offers them.
  • Leaders and staff have embraced Catholic social teaching and make explicit links to it in all areas of school life and learning. As a result, pupils live out their faith in their daily lives.
  • Leaders and governors are ambitious for the school. They have systematically secured rapid improvement and are committed to ensuring future growth.

You can read the full report below: