Our last Ofsted Inspection was carried out in November 2023.  The school was judged to be 'Outstanding'.

‘Behaviour is exceptional. Staff have created a calm, nurturing and positive environment for pupils to learn and thrive’

‘There is clear ambition for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).  As a result, pupils with SEND access the same ambitious curriculum as their peers’

‘Pupils engage well with each other and there is a strong mutual respect between pupils and adults’

‘The curriculum matches and, in places exceeds, the breadth and ambition of what is expected nationally’

To view our report click here.


Park Hill Infants provides leadership to Tunstall Nursery School. There have been two inspections at Tunstall Nursery School under Park Hill leadership.

In February 2016, Tunstall Nursery was judged to be outstanding, (previously requires improvement under different leadership).

In November 2019, Tunstall Nursery was again judged to be outstanding.

'The executive headteacher and her senior leaders know what an outstanding school is like'

'The highly experienced Executive Headteacher and her senior leaders are ambitious and energetic in securing improvements'

'Children are happy and secure. Adults are very caring. The school keeps the children safe and encourages them to keep themselves safe'

'Behaviour is exemplary'

'The school promotes children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development extremely well. Many of the activities provide a sense of wonder and awe and excitement in learning'

'By the time they leave Tunstall, children are ready to continue their learning in their next school, equipped with excellent skills and habits of learning'


These reports can be found here:  https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/20/101705