St John’s RC Primary School and Nursery Class was a denominational school which served the city of Perth and the surrounding area. In August 2009 the school merged with St Columba’s Secondary School to form St John’s Academy. At the time of inspection a new headteacher was being appointed to manage the new school campus.
HMIE published a report on St John’s RC Primary School and Nursery Class in December 2007, setting out key strengths of the school and main points for action. This follow-through report is based on an inspection visit which was carried out in June 2009. It tells about improvements since the original inspection in the quality of education which the school provides. It also comments on how the school is getting on with the main points for action.
Particular strengths of the school
- The involvement of parents in the life and work of the school.
- Courteous and well-behaved children.
- The commitment of staff to bring about improvements to children’s learning experiences.
- The school’s use of outdoor mathematics to improve children’s learning experiences.