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"Not Outstanding yet."

"Not Outstanding yet."

Norfolk primary makes humorous contribution to debate about inspectorate's top grade


It is the Ofsted banner outside the school gates with a difference.

While many schools celebrate an “outstanding’ rating by printing huge banners proclaiming their grade to the world outside, one primary school has taken a more humorous approach after its “good” judgement was confirmed by the inspectors.

When parents and staff at Brundall Primary in Norfolk came to school one morning, they were greeted by a banner that proudly proclaimed that it was “Not Outstanding yet”.

For headteacher Rick Stuart-Sheppard, it reflected the school’s long belief in the growth mindset approach, as well as making a cheeky contribution to the growing debate about the merits of the “outstanding” grade itself.

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