The inspectors were extremely impressed with how life in Garvagh
Primary School is on a daily basis and they were greatly impressed by
the teaching of the teachers and the children's attitude to work. Below are some of the comments that were made in the
"The children are courteous and well behaved and there is a
strong sense of mutual respect at all levels."
"There is a caring and supportive attitude throughout the school."
"The children's work and achievements are celebrated through
the presentation of certificates, assemblies and in a variety of colourful wall displays throughout the school."
"The children's learning and personal development are enhanced
through their participation in a variety of extra-curricular activities. The children benefit from educational visits
to local museums and the theatre and from their participation in a cross-community programme."
"The school has developed strong links with the parents who
are encouraged to become involved in supporting their children's learning."
"The children show high levels of interest in their work and
take pride in their efforts; the standards of presentation and neatness are good."
"In Key Stage 1, children have excellent opportunities to use
language to explore and express their ideas. In Key Stage 2, children have many opportunities to infer meaning and extend
their thinking skills, for example through reporting on work completed or group discussion involving a range of subjects."