Our Lady of the Annunciation Primary School is a denominational school. It serves the Merrylee, Newlands, Cathcart and Langside areas of South East Glasgow. The roll was 189 when the inspection was carried out in February 2011. Children’s attendance wasin line with the national average in 2009/2010. The headteacher has been in post for six months. The substantive depute headteacher was absent at the time of the inspection.
Particular strengths of the school
- Confident, motivated, enthusiastic learners who achieve high levels of success.
- Partnerships and community involvement which enhance children’s learning experiences.
- Impact of the values of the school in building a strong school community.
- Impact of continuing professional development and staff teamwork in ensuring high-quality learning experiences.
- The dynamic leadership of the headteacher in leading others to bring about continued school improvement.
The following area for improvement have been agreed with the school and education authority:
- Continue to develop the approaches to planning learning through Curriculum for Excellence.