Whether it's supporting teachers and pupils in the classroom, or ensuring that the children have a good lunch - there are a great number of ways that you can help ensure that our schools are the best they can possibly be. Please note that roles vary between term-time only and all year round, check individual adverts for details.
93% of primary pupils attend a good or better primary school, compared to 89% nationally (NW 90.5%).
Varying greatly in size, the smallest school has 35 pupils on roll, whilst our largest primary school has 636. Our schools serve a wide range of communities, from rural villages to areas of high social disadvantage. A small proportion of our primary schools have converted to academy status (13%) and there are currently two free primary schools.
The quality of secondary education is very strong with 96% of pupils attending a good or better secondary school, compared to 82.9% nationally.
We have a range of maintained, faith, foundation and free schools within the borough. Of the 20 schools which make up the secondary sector, half of these are academies.
100% of nursery schools, special schools and PRUs are judged good or outstanding by Ofsted.