Great Hucklow CE Primary

Inspection Reports

As a Church School, we are regularly inspected by both Ofsted and SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools.


Highlights from our most recent inspections are included below as well as links to the full reports.



Last inspected: December 2019

Outcome: Great Hucklow CE Primary continues to be a good school. However, inspectors have some concerns that standards may be declining.


  • Pupils are polite, friendly and confident.
  • Staff are supportive and caring.
  • Pupils behave well throughout the day.
  • Pupils feel safe.
  • Pupils are confident that should they have a worry, staff will do their best to sort it out.
  • Pupils learn to be responsible.
  • Pupils enjoy school.  They say that everyone is friendly and, in their school 'You know everyone's name and personality'.
  • Relationships between staff and pupils are positive.
  • Leaders and governors share the ambition that the school's curriculum will meet the needs of all pupils.
  • Changes that leaders have made are beginning to have a positive impact.
  • Pupils have positive attitudes to reading and enjoy books.
  • Leaders know that things the school needs to improve.  They are working closely within the federation of schools to share the expertise of staff.
  • Leaders, governors and parents are proud of the school's caring, nurturing atmosphere.  All adults expect pupils to behave well and they do.


Interested parties can access the school's latest and previous Ofsted reports in full here.



Last Inspected: 13th July 2018

Outcome: The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Great Hucklow CE Primary School is good


  • The Christian character of the school and the broad learning experiences, contribute effectively to the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. 
  • A caring, nurturing and respectful ethos runs through the school community that leads to pupils learning and playing together in an inclusive and supportive manner.
  • There are excellent relationships between staff and pupils, based on adults knowing the learners as individuals, and supporting learning that allows all pupils to make progress both academically and socially.


Interested parties can download the school's latest SIAMs report in full here: