St Ninian’s RC Primary School is a denominational school with a nursery class. It serves Menzieshill and surrounding areas of Dundee. The roll was 197, including 37 in the nursery, when the inspection was carried out in February 2010. Children’s attendance was below the national average in 2008/2009. Around a quarter of children do not have English as their first language.
Particular strengths of the school
- Confident children who express themselves well and who are learning to be responsible.
- Approaches to improving children’s health and wellbeing.
- A positive, caring environment for learning and personal development.
- The celebration of cultural diversity and promotion of citizenship.
Areas for improvement
The following areas for improvement have been agreed with the school and education authority:
- Improve the curriculum taking account of Curriculum for Excellence.
- Improve self-evaluation so that it leads to consistently high-quality teaching and learning which meets learning needs.