Pupils who attend Doncaster School for the Deaf enjoy going to school each day and their delight and enjoyment in their learning is clear to see according to the school’s latest Ofsted report.

The report highlights the high-quality teaching where learning and assessment is accelerating the progress of pupils at the school, part. It goes on to praise the highly skilled and motivated staff team at the school, which is part of Doncaster Deaf Trust, for providing the best possible experiences for pupils.

Alan Robinson, executive principal for Doncaster Deaf Trust said: “We are extremely pleased with our latest good Ofsted report which recognises the fact that improved attainment and progress is due to high-quality teaching 

“This report comes just weeks after we celebrated our Residential Care Home receiving a report of outstanding.”

The report recognises that pupils at the school are happy and feel safe and they enjoy the varied enrichment opportunities that Doncaster School for the Deaf offers to them while understanding that these experiences prepare them for dealing with life outside school.

Jane Goodman, deputy head teacher at Doncaster School for the Deaf, said: “It is great to see the hard work of our team highlighted in such a positive way by Ofsted.

“The report acknowledges that staff have high expectations, provide appropriate challenges to pupils throughout the lessons and that relationships between staff and pupils are exemplary.

“Inspectors saw that the culture of keeping pupils’ safe and putting them at the heart of the school community is very evident.”

The report highlights the board of school governors as being passionate about the school and striving to provide the best experiences for the pupils. 

“For me the fact that the inspectors saw that our pupils thrive at our school and that they enjoy coming to school each day and their delight and enjoyment in their learning was clear to see, is magnificent, that is what we strive for and to be formally recognised for achieving this is wonderful,” added Jane.