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Positive Progress at Coalsnaughton Primary

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February 2017

A follow on inspection by Education Scotland at Coalsnaughton Primary School has found positive progress has been made, with improvements in children's development in literacy and numeracy at all stages.
This inspection found:

- The Headteacher continues to provide clear and focussed leadership and, as a result, there is evidence of positive improvement across the school
- There is a clear focus on raising attainment and achievement in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing
- Children are now more confident and actively engaged in their learning
- Confidence, accuracy and speed in mental calculation shows improvement
- New nursery environment is more engaging and better designed to meet the learning needs of all children
- All staff demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the work of the school and are actively involved in the improvement journey

Inspectors noted the significant and ongoing support from the Council for the school. . Inspectors will ask for a report on further progress on the development of the curriculum and improvements in attainment in English, literacy, numeracy and mathematics within one year of the inspection.

Spokesperson for Education Cllr George Matchett said: "I am pleased to see the evidence of improvement that inspectors have found at Coalsnaughton, and the difference this is making to the attainment levels of the children. The hard work of the headteacher, staff, parents and children has been rightly recognised. The Council will support the school to ensure that the pace of improvement continues, and will continue to work closely with partners and the school community to achieve this."