Research and analysis

Moving a nursery from satisfactory to outstanding

Ofsted good practice example showing how Boldon Nursery School has improved from satisfactory to outstanding.

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Boldon Nursery School - good practice example.pdf

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This example shows how leadership at Boldon Nursery School has transformed the quality of teaching so children make outstanding progress.

Published 3 July 2013