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Great Hollands Primary School celebrates after being judged 'GOOD' in all areas by Ofsted

The school has been judged to be GOOD in all categories and the overall effectiveness of the school has also been rated as GOOD.


Richard Ferris, Headteacher (Great Hollands Primary School)

“I am delighted that the transformation of our school has been recognised, the school is indeed a truly great place to learn.

I am immensely proud of the entire school community at Great Hollands, my senior leaders, expert teachers, supportive parents and amazing children have shown that by working together you can achieve true greatness.

Ofsted have evidenced just how ambitious we are for every child who attends our school. Our well-designed curriculum and high-quality teaching, ensures all pupils are given the opportunity to succeed at the highest level.“

Mary Davies, CEO (Maiden Erlegh Trust)

“I am thrilled with the outcome of the Ofsted inspection. We have known for a long time that the Great Hollands is a wonderful school, where children thrive and enjoy their education. I am so pleased that this has been recognised, and I am very proud of all the staff and all the children at the school.”

Nick Jones, Chair of Trustees (Maiden Erlegh Trust)

“The Ofsted report describes what happens when talented teamwork and strong, effective leadership ambitiously join together in the pursuit of excellence for the children in our care.  I am enormously grateful to Richard and his whole team for all they have achieved since Great Hollands joined the Trust and to the many professionals across the Trust who have worked so hard in support of this success.  I also thank my Governance colleagues for their dedicated oversight of the entire Great Hollands community. Lastly, and most importantly, I am delighted for the children who deserve and now receive every opportunity to succeed.”      

A full copy of the report can be found HERE.  It will appear on the Ofsted website in the next 5 days.  

To find out more about Great Hollands Primary School, please visit the school website HERE or follow on Twitter @MEGreatHollands