CHILDREN'S days are filled with "interesting and exciting lessons" at St Peter and St Paul's RC Primary School, according to Ofsted inspectors, which marked it as good.

Teachers at the Bolton primary school were found to have "high expectations" of pupils .

" They are determined that everyone achieves well. Any silly behaviour is dealt with quickly so that everyone can get on with their work," commented Ofsted, which added that "Pupils know that the adults in this school care deeply ab out them. Every morning, the site manage welcomes each pupil as they walk through the door."

Pupils were said to enjoy their lessons in the school, which was described as a "hive of activity".

Inspectors found that youngsters are prepared for the next stage of their learning journey as they leave St Peter and St Paul's RC Primary School.

The Ofsted report stated: "Across the school, pupils achieve well.

" Adults in the early years are highly skilled in planning a curriculum that enables the youngest children to flourish. Early mathematics is particularly well planned."

Inspectors said pupils behave well around the school and take pride in their work.

The report stated: "From the start, teachers build independence and resilience in their pupils. Year 6 prefects set a good example for the youngest children."

It added: "Leaders put pupils’ best interests at the forefront of their work. They are determined that every pupil achieves well at this school. They make sure that staff feel valued and

supported. Governors are well informed about the school. They use this information well to challenge and support senior leaders."