What do parents and pupils think of Orrets Meadow?



Parent Survey 2016 - 98% said they believed their child had made good progress in reading and writing.  Some described progress as "Progress is beyond our expectations" "Fantastic progress in a short time" "I am beginning to see a real difference " "Definitely improved".

100% think the school is well led and managed, 100% feel behaviour is dealt with clearly and fairly, 100% feel children are safe in school and are taught how to keep safe and 100% said teaching was good. 100% would recommend the school to another family, with many saying they already have.

"I will forever hold the school and staff in the highest regard> OM has not only helped my son's education but it has totally transformed all our lives and I will be forever grateful."

"I honest can't fault this school in any way."

"He is a lot more confident in himself and a lot more settled. It's no longer a battle to get him to school!"

"OM has been a lifeline for our son. He has come on so much since he started. I am so very grateful for everything you do."

"OM is an excellent school. My child has made amazing progress, not only in Maths and English, but with her confidence. The school has a very special, caring environment which allows the children to develop as a whole."

"The school and everything it does is AMAZING! I feel blessed my son has a place."

New parent  "What a transformation in less than a month since XXX started Orrets Meadow. He seems so much happier. We are delighted with Orrets Meadow and so pleased we switched schools and will now benefit from 6 terms at this outstanding school. Thank you and your team for all your help. You must feel so highly rewarded and proud of the work you and your team are undertaking."

Visiting parent  Dear Mrs Duncan, I just wanted to say thank you for your time showing us around your fantastic school. We were blown away by the ethos and facilities you have there. Could you please let the children know that we were extremely impressed with their maturity and friendliness and your head boy and girl were a delight to meet. Many thanks.


The views and opinions of children are considered to be very important and children are regularly consulted and surveyed. From a survey in Feb 2015, 100% of pupils said that they learnt a lot in lessons. 100% said that teaching at Orrets Meadow helps them with their reading, writing and maths. 100% said teaching is good. All pupils say behaviour is good in lessons and believe the school deals with all types of bullying very well.

"I used to be scared to pick up a pencil. Now I can write well"

"I used to be scared on my first day but it's really good at Orrets Meadow. The teachers are really nice."

"We only have small classes at Orrets so they help you get better in your work."