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Snaresbrook Primary School placed in special measures in June.
A primary school campaigners fear will be forced to become an academy after it was placed in special measures by Ofsted has received a positive follow-up inspection.
Assessors for Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education found results in national tests at Snaresbrook Primary School were above average for Redbridge and increased monitoring of teachers’ performance by management.
Staff were also found to be listening more to parents.
The school was placed in special measures in June after standards in reading, writing and mathematics were deemed inadequate and poor teaching and leadership prevented pupils’ progression.
But parents and teachers, supported by Redbridge Council, have been campaigning to prevent the school being forced into becoming an academy, which would see it move out of local authority control, saying they support the new management and changes already implemented.
The school will continue to be monitored closely until an Ofsted inspection is completed next year.
The Government policy is to turn so-called failing schools into academies to improve standards, but critics say this removes accountability and takes shared funding away from schools.
Campaigner and parent, Claudia Martin, 39, said: “We are really pleased with the report as it is as good as it possibly could have been.
“It is the next step along in removing the school from special measures so the report has been really welcomed and shows the school is improving on a managerial level.”
A petition signed by 2,000 people is set to be delivered to Downing Street on Tuesday, followed by a rally outside the Department of Education on November 1.