Ormiston Meadows Academy ranked best primary school in Peterborough for progress

Ormiston Meadows Academy in Peterborough is celebrating today following the release of new league tables which confirm it is the best primary school in the city for pupil progress.

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Ormiston Meadows Academy in Peterborough is celebrating today following the release of new league tables which confirm it is the best primary school in the city for pupil progress.

The academy, sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), has been rated as the top primary school in Peterborough for the progress that pupils make and the only school to achieve above average progress in all areas.

It confirms Meadows’ upward trajectory – it moved from 41st to 16th place in the city last year and is now ranked first in Peterborough for the value it adds to pupils’ results in the three subjects.

Overall, its average progress score in the three combined subjects is 3.16. Pupils scored especially highly in writing achieving the best progress in the city with a well above average progress score of 3.9.

The school’s improvement has been driven by Principal Jean Watt and her teaching team, supported by Ormiston Academies Trust. 

Jean Watt, Principal of Ormiston Meadows Academy, said:

"We are really pleased to see that the hard work and commitment of both our pupils and staff has been confirmed today, with the release of the new primary school league tables. The results demonstrate the improvement and value we add to pupils’ attainment, placing us as one of the top primary schools in Peterborough for progress and as an academy of choice for parents in the area.

"We are committed to building on the improvements and achievements made this academic year, as we continue on our upward trajectory."

Luke Bowers, Regional Director for Ormiston Academies Trust, said: 

"Jean and the team at Ormiston Meadows Academy have worked incredibly hard to drive improvements at the academy, so it is great to see this reflected in the strong progress scores achieved this year. We look forward to continuing to work with the team to build on this and to ensure that all pupils are receiving a first-class education."