St Columba’s RC Primary School is a denominational school. It serves the town of Annan and surrounding area. The roll was 64 when the inspection was carried out in April 2011. Children’s attendance was in line with the national average in 2009/2010.
Particular strengths of the school
- Happy children who enjoy learning in a supportive school setting.
- The very positive start made by the headteacher in taking the school forward.
- The shared commitment of staff to provide a nurturing learning environment for children.
The following areas for improvement have been agreed with the school and education authority:
- Continue to take forward Curriculum for Excellence, including a clear plan for implementation.
- Improve children’s understanding of, and role in, improving learning.
- Further improve approaches to self-evaluation.