A KEIGHLEY primary school is celebrating after Ofsted deemed it to have moved from requiring improvement to being “good” in two years.

Long Lee Primary was judged good in all areas in its latest inspection. Ofsted said senior leaders at the school have high expectations and that staff are clear about these ambitions and support them well.

The school is part of a federation with Ingrow Primary School, and the report add points out the positive impact of the sharing of good practice, across the federation, on teaching and leadership.

The report says: "Children settle quickly into early years. They make good progress because of good leadership and good teaching.

"Senior leaders and governors have developed a strong sense of purpose among all staff and morale is high.

"The local authority and the federation have made a good contribution to the improvements made since the previous inspection."

Angela Vinnicombe, Strategic Leader of the Federation said: “We are thrilled with this inspection report which shows the huge progress Long Lee Primary School has made.We could not be any more proud of the children, staff, governors and parents for the commitment they demonstrated to Long Lee during the inspection.”

Councillor Imran Khan, Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Education, Employment and Skills said: “This is a very positive report which reflects very well on everyone connected to the school.

"It highlights the strong and effective leadership of safeguarding, teaching and learning that is firmly in place at the school. It is great to see the recognition of all the hard work that has gone in delivering improvements at the school.”