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Head's promise to improve school
A HEADTEACHER has vowed to ensure her school goes from strength to strength after education inspectors said it needed to improve.
Ofsted inspectors rated St Helena School in Colchester as requiring improvement in all areas.
They said the school could not be classified as good because teaching was variable across subjects and standards were not high enough in some subjects including English, maths and science.
However, they also noted 61 per cent of teaching was good or outstanding and students’ achievement was good in some subjects.
The report also said the students felt safe and well cared for and praised head teacher Zoe King for leading the academy with determination and with support from other teachers and governors.