Primary school earns Government recognition

Tickenham Primary School have been given a letter from Government to say they are in top one per cen

Tickenham Primary School have been given a letter from Government to say they are in top one per cent for maths and reading. - Credit: Archant

High-achieving pupils are celebrating after receiving a letter from the Government acknowledging their academic achievements.

The letter congratulated youngsters from Tickenham Primary School, in Clevedon Road, on results which put them in the top one per cent nationally.

MORE: Head ‘thrilled’ as primary school earns an ‘outstanding’ inspection report.

Schools minister Nick Gibb MP wrote to the school after all their key stage two pupils received the expected standard or better in maths and reading scores.

Headteacher Tristan Merriam said: “We are quite delighted at this run of wonderful news after our ‘good’ Ofsted rating and ‘outstanding’ score from Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools inspectors.

“Well done to all our pupils, staff and governors.”

MORE: Tickenham Primary School receives ‘good’ Ofsted report.

In his letter to the school, the Conservative minister said: “Thank you for your hard work and professionalism in producing such high standards and congratulations to you all.”

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