A DEARNE primary academy are celebrating its latest ‘good’ Ofsted report.

Highgate Primary Academy, under the wing of the Astrea Academy Trust, received the rating following an inspection in October.

Inspectors praised leaders at all levels and highlighted the school’s values.

Devinder Riat, principal of the school on Nicholas Lane, said: “I am pleased that Ofsted recognise that our school continues to be good.

“This was made possible by the supportive parents and carers we have, the wonderful intelligent children we teach, the knowledgeable caring staff we are lucky to have and the skilled team at Astrea, who have supported us so well.

“This strong partnership work has helped us to offer the high-quality care, guidance, and support that all our children deserve, and I look forward to continuing this work alongside our community.”

Rowena Hackwood, CEO of Astrea Academy Trust, added: “I am delighted that Ofsted has recognised the sustained improvements that the leadership team and the staff at Highgate have put firmly in place, with the support of Astrea, to ensure that every pupil there receives the brilliant education they deserve. ( “It is clear to me that Highgate has benefited from the support and capacity that a strong trust like Astrea can bring to a school’s improvement journey.

“I am confident that Highgate will continue to go from strength to strength under Devinder Riat’s excellent leadership.”