St Kenneth’s Primary School is a denominational school. It serves an area in the east end of Greenock. The roll was 144 when the inspection was carried out in September 2009. Children’s attendance was below the national average in 2007/2008. The school has amalgamated with St Mungo’s Primary School and is preparing to merge with St Laurence’s Primary School in 2010. At the time of the inspection, St Kenneth’s Primary School was in temporary accommodation.
Particular strengths of the school
- Polite and well-behaved children who contribute actively to improving the school.
- Children’s achievements across a wide range of activities, including music, sports and enterprise.
- The productive use of the local environment and partnerships with senior citizens and other community groups, to enhance children’s learning.
- The positive and welcoming learning environment and support for children’s emotional, social and health needs.
- The acting headteacher’s vision and action to improve the life chances of children.
Examples of good practice
- Approaches to developing healthy lifestyles among children and their families.
- Children’s action to improve local play areas.