SIAMS report

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Whitley Memorial Church of England Aided First School as a Church of England school are good The school has many established strengths including a strong ethos, profound partnership with the parish church and outstanding religious education. Recent developments in collective worship are positive and the introduction of Core Values is proving to be transformative. Increasingly confident self-evaluation as a Christian school has resulted in clearly identified areas for improvement. On the evidence of this inspection it possesses all the capacity that it needs to implement these improvements and to grow strongly.