Queen Anne High School’s ‘glowing’ inspection reports

Queen Anne HighLocal MSP Bill Walker has congratulated Dunfermline’s Queen Anne High School on an Education Scotland inspection that found the school to be performing exceptionally well. HM Inspectors found outstanding examples of the Curriculum for Excellence in practice and rated the school as “excellent” or “very good” for every evaluated aspect of its work.

Inspectors also produced a report on the associated learning community, which they consider to be a high-performing service. Rating “very good” in all aspects, its key strengths include well-targeted provision for young people, adults and community groups, well-trained and highly motivated staff, highly developed partnerships and positive collaborative working. Read more of this post

Fife Council School Estate Review

A Dunfermline primary school with dwindling pupil numbers could relocate to the local high school, an MSP has suggested, to prevent disrupting the “social fabric of the community” if the school were to close.

Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker’s suggestion comes as Fife Council conducts a review of the School Estate. While no closures have been announced, performance tables show that only 31 pupils attend Wellwood Primary School. This means the school runs at 33% occupancy, making it the most expensive per pupil in its cluster. Read more of this post

S4M-03090: Big Lottery Funding for Queen Anne High School in Dunfermline

That the Parliament congratulates Queen Anne High School in Dunfermline on receiving a grant of £5,940 from the Big Lottery Fund to develop its extracurricular sports programme; understands that the school will use this award to purchase and install rugby posts, basketball stands and basketball markings; considers after-school programmes to be of great benefit to pupils and parents; believes that young people should be encouraged wherever possible to take part in healthy exercise, and encourages local groups and organisations to be aware of funding, such as Big Lottery grants, that might be available to them for their community projects.

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Richard Lyle, Mike MacKenzie, Kevin Stewart, Margaret Burgess

Date Lodged: 29/05/2012

Queen Anne High School £6,000 Sports Funding

Queen Anne High School in Dunfermline has received a grant of nearly £6,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to develop their extra-curricular sports programme, which is open to all pupils. The school will purchase and install rugby posts, basket ball stands and basketball markings. Read more of this post