School 'over the moon' with Ofsted report as new head is praised for improvements

School pupils and staff are “over the moon” after inspectors praised their recently- appointed headteacher.

Thursday, 10th October 2019, 8:53 pm

Boldon School was rated as “Good” at its latest Ofsted inspection in September, after several years of being told to do better.

In May 2017 the secondary school underwent a full inspection and was rated as requiring improvements.

Following a monitoring visit in March 2018, Ofsted said leaders and governors were not taking effective action to tackle the areas in need of improvement.

Boldon School headteacher Ian Noble.

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