Comments “Very pleased. Our third child and has always been the case.” “We are very happy.” “Some on-going issues with behaviour, but being well managed and feel involved as a parent. Thank you.” “My child is new to school. I really appreciate the friendly welcome the teachers have given myself and my daughter.” “My child is very settled and happy at this school. They are coming on in leaps and bounds.”

Parent Questionnaire October 2016

‘ Pleased with all aspects. Feel comfortable for children to attend and achieve expectations’. ‘Fantastic teachers’. ‘Staff are excellent, my daughter feels safe and secure and has flourished whilst in education here’. ‘I am very happy with my daughter’s progress at school’. ‘Very happy, both of us, thank you’. ‘Really enjoys coming to school’. ‘Strongly recommend this school to all…… feel supported as a parent, thank you’. ‘Purston sets the standard, outstanding school. Thank you’.

Various Parents

The warm welcome and positive enthusiasm shared by the headteacher and staff I met during my visit gave me a clear indication of the exciting opportunities this school provides. April 2016 - During preliminary visit

Potential teaching candidate

May I just say a big thank you to all for inviting me to visit your school. You made myself and my macebearer so welcome and feel so special, it made our visit memorable. The children were a delight. Their questions and comments were so good and quite thought provoking. 2016

Mayor of Wakefield