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Peak Forest Church of EnglandVoluntary Controlled Primary School

Inspection Reports

As a Church School, we are regularly inspected by both Ofsted and SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools.


Highlights from our most recent inspections are included below as well as links to the full reports.





Last inspected: 15th February 2019

Outcome: This school continues to be Good


  • The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.
  • Staff morale is high and staff are keen to develop and further improve the quality of education.
  • Pupils thoroughly enjoy their 'woodland learning'.  They become independent and know how to prepare themselves to be outside in different weather conditions.
  • Parents appreciate the collaborative ethos of the school.
  • Staff make regular checks on learning so that additional teaching can be built in if necessary.
  • Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities make strong progress.
  • Governors have a clear understanding of what the school does well and what could be improved further.
  • The curriculum is well planned to promote pupils health and well-being.


Interested parties can access the school's latest and previous Ofsted reports in full here.






Last Inspected: 24th November 2016

Outcome: The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Peak Forest as a Church of England school are good


  • The school is a welcoming community where all pupils are recognised as unique and Christian values are lived out.
  • Peak Forest is an inclusive, caring church, which puts its pupils at the centre of everything it achieves.
  • The dedication of the headteacher and staff promotes excellent education for all pupils
  • The school's broad curriculum contributes effectively to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of learners.
  • Pupil's behaviour and relationships are good and have a positive impact upon rates of progress.



Interested parties can download the school's latest SIAMs report in full here: