[First published on
Thursday 05 December 1996]
PRESCOT School is celebrating for
the third time this year following an excellent
OFSTED inspection report.
Staff at the school, which has
already benefited from new buildings and has
experienced its best exam results, are delighted
with the latest OFSTED findings.
The inspectors opened their report
by stating that the school "has many
significant strengths and serves its pupils,
families and communities well. It is vigorously
committed to raising standards. In this it has
"The teaching staff are very
hard-working and supportive in their efforts to
help pupils progress and raise attainment."
Following the release of the report,
headteacher Peter Barlow, said: "The
governors, parents and staff are delighted. There
is clear evidence throughout the report of value
added and how we encourage achievement.
"This is a marvellous tribute
to all who work here and a springboard to even
better work in the years ahead."
FAMOUS 'old girl' Gill Burns was
guest of honour at Prescot School's awards
evening held last night (Wednesday, December 4).
Gill, captain of the England Womens
RU team, presented awards to former students who
did particularly well in their studies last year.