'Bringing out the best in everyone.' 'Encourage one another and build each other up' 1 Thessalonians 5:11


Comments from the school's Ofsted inspection in July 2017:

'This school continues to be good.'

The headteacher and leadership team ‘have maintained and further improved the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.’

The headteacher, along with the senior leadership team and governors ‘have created a wonderful family ethos, where parents feel ‘included in the decision-making and direction the school takes’ and ‘your voice is truly acted upon not just a token’.’

‘Parents speak very highly of the school and its staff.’ They describe the headteacher’s leadership as ‘inspirational’ and ‘recognise this as a strength of the school.’

Parents ‘appreciate the approachability of the staff and share with some pride the growth in confidence of their children. Parents talk positively about the extra support provided for individual pupils. Parents describe the school as ‘brilliant’.’

‘Pupils are equally positive about their school. They have a very good understanding of how teachers help them to learn, and speak fondly of the positive relationships across and within the school.’

Pupils say that ‘one of the best things about their school is that everyone ‘values each other’s individuality’.’

‘Governors have a good range of skills to support the school’s development.’ 

They recognise their role in supporting the headteacher’s vision for the school and ‘have demonstrated through their management of the hall and classroom building project that they have a useful and wide set of experience and expertise.’


Comments from the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) in May 2017:

'The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Tilston as a Church of England school are outstanding.' 

‘The strong Christian leadership of the headteacher and his commitment to the development of the school ensures that church school distinctiveness and the Christian ethos are central in the continuous striving for further improvement.’

‘The school creates a loving, secure and inclusive environment rooted in Christian values. This has a direct influence on pupils’ well-being, confidence and positive attitudes to learning.’

‘Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development is rooted in the school’s Christian ethos and commitment to Christian values. As a result, pupils become increasingly self-assured and articulate.’

‘Parents speak of the support and welcome they receive from all members of the staff team and stress that relationships are extremely positive.’

‘Tilston is truly a Church of England school at the heart of its community.’

Tilston Parochial Primary School, Church Road, Tilston Malpas Cheshire, SY14 7HB