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It all adds up for schoolchildren
11:00am Sunday 17th June 2012 in News
PRAISE has been heaped on a Cotswold primary school which has been championed by Ofsted in a recent report.
Temple Guiting Primary School has been singled out as a school to “emulate” after it was rated outstanding for mathematics teaching last year. The report Mathematics: Made to Measure emphasises the importance for every pupil to have the best possible mathematics education and cites the school as an example for good practice.
Headteacher David Ogden said: “It feels wonderful to have the work we do in our little village school recognised as ‘outstanding’ in a national report. At Temple Guiting, we make maths as relevant to real life as we can. For example, our year six have started a tuck shop. They buy their stock, sell it at a small profit and plan to use the money they make to pay for their end of year outing.
“I was pleased that our excellent teachers got the recognition they deserve. It also goes to prove that children with a wide range of abilities can excel and have fun doing it.”