St Sylvester’s RC Primary School is a denominational school. It serves Elgin and surrounding areas. The roll was 184 when the inspection was carried out in October 2009. Children’s attendance was in line with the national average in 2007/2008.
Particular strengths of the school
- The quality of learning throughout the school.
- Enthusiastic, motivated children who achieve very well.
- The success of staff in meeting the needs of children.
- Partnerships with parents and other professionals.
- The involvement of all staff in leadership roles and improving the school.
- The headteacher’s clear vision and leadership to improve children’s learning experiences.
Examples of good practice
- Developing an outdoor play area to meet the needs of all children.
- Children leading learning to develop partnership with parents.
- Improving self-evaluation through coaching.