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Cardinal Road Nursery & Infant School

‘Creating Opportunities’

Our School

"This is an outstanding school. Pupils show great respect, tolerance and kindness towards others. They are very well behaved and willing to work hard. Leaders ensure that pupils are very well cared for, and make excellent provision for their personal development." OFSTED Report May 2019

"The school continues to have many areas of outstanding practice and is constantly challenging itself. Leaders are highly organised and ready to share their excellent practice with others. Thank you for sharing your wonderful school with us." Peer Challenge April 2022.

"Teachers make the most of every opportunity to stretch pupils' thinking and make them think hard about their learning". Ofsted Letter June 2018


"Behaviour for learning is excellent.  Pupils clearly love learning and are actively encouraged to learn from each other. Relationships are excellent" Peer Challenge May 2018

Parent quotes:

I cannot praise the staff enough, from the friendly and approachable office staff, the guidance and teaching from the teaching and support staff, right through to the SENDCO and senior leaders. (2022)

The school has been exceptional and very accommodating, especially when the lockdowns happened with the ever changing guidance and restrictions (2022)

"The best part of this school is that every child is understood in the way he/she is." (2019)

"The way of teaching is impressive." (2019)

"She is always learning new things in a fun filled atmosphere." (2019)

"Wonderful staff, she is more than happy to come in every day." (2019)

" Both my children are so happy at Cardinal Road, you are all so supportive and interested in every child."  (2018)

"The education, sports and extra activities going on in the school are excellent." (2018)

"The teachers are extremely kind and supportive and ensure every child reaches their full potential." (2018)

"I love the school events, so lovely to see all the hard work coming together and the children enjoying it too." (2018)

"Happy and contented parents!" (2018)

"Keep up the good work. really happy with the support provided by all the teachers, she is having a wonderful experience, thanks a lot." (2018)


"The children were delightful, they clearly love coming to school and enjoy all the exciting opportunities the school offers." (Peer Challenge report May 2018)