A HIGH school has "considerably improved" after its latest inspection.

Golborne High School has been rated as "good" after a visit by education regulator Ofsted.

A full inspection was carried out in December at the Lowton Road school for the first time since 2013, when it was also ranked "good". A short inspection took place in 2016 too.

The report said: "Leaders and governors have brought about considerable improvement since the last inspection.

"They have developed a curriculum that is ambitious for all pupils.

"Teachers have very high expectations for their pupils. Pupils work hard and enjoy their


"Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) make excellent progress in their learning."

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The Ofsted report was published on Wednesday.

Head teacher Alison Gormally said: "I am proud and honoured to receive this judgement which is an accurate reflection of all of the hard work that the pupils, staff, governors and parents, have put into making this school a beacon of excellence for Golborne and Lowton children.

"I would like to thank the dedicated, diligent team of staff whose passion for teaching and commitment to providing our children with the very best opportunities is exceptional.

"I would also like to thank our pupils who without a doubt are the most positive, polite and utterly delightful children any teacher could ask to work with. "