St. Hugh’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy
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St. Hugh’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy is situated in the south of the city of Lincoln. It transfered from the centre of Lincoln in 1993 and is now part of Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s parish.
The school has a strong tradition of high academic standards as well as being proud of it’s sporting, drama and musical achievements.
Currently we have 270 pupils on roll. We offer a wide range of extended provision with a successful breakfast and after school activity club running each school day.
Please feel free to contact the school directly through this website or by telephoning 01522 501137. If you would like to visit the school you would be most welcome.
Mr Gregory Hughes
St Hugh’s received an OFSTED inspection on 26-27 February 2013.
The outcomes were as follows:
|This inspection:||Outstanding 1|
|Achievement of pupils:||Outstanding 1|
|Quality of teaching:||Outstanding 1|
|Behaviour and safety of pupils:||Outstanding 1|
|Leadership and management:||Outstanding 1|
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils (for the full report, please, click on the OFSTED logo).
This is an outstanding school.
Pupils make outstanding progress. From starting points which are in line with those expected for their age, they reach standards in English and mathematics at the end of Year 6 which are well above those found nationally.
Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. Pupils work very well together and show high levels of respect for each other and the adults that work in school. Pupils are very polite, have impeccable manners and make the school a very inviting and safe place where all are welcome.
Teaching is outstanding. Teachers have high expectations of pupils. They motivate them to learn through well planned and highly stimulating activities.
Pupils enjoy school very much. They work together in lessons in a highly mature and sensible manner. They have a clear understanding of how to keep themselves safe.
Leaders are ambitious. They are constantly pushing for further improvement. They monitor the quality of teaching and pupil progress very carefully. They provide well focused training for staff and high quality support for pupils.
The rigour with which the quality of teaching and pupils’ progress are monitored ensures that, pupils make outstanding progress throughout the school. The senior leaders’ extremely high expectations are shared by all staff.
The school promotes pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development extremely well. Pupils enjoy a wide variety of activities. Staff and pupils express pride in the school’s very caring ethos.
Pupils have a very many opportunities to take on responsibilities and serve their community. They are being exceptionally well prepared for a future in the modern world.
The governing body is well-organised and very effective. It uses information provided by the senior leaders to hold the school to account for pupils’ achievement and well-being.
On behalf of our Chair of Governors Father John Kyne I would like to thank Governors, staff, parents and of course pupils for such a glowing report. It is to be celebrated by all stakeholders. We look forward to maintaining and indeed improving standards at St Hugh’s Catholic Primary. Finally thank you to all the parishioners who have been praying for the school and continue to support us!