A Ross primary school has won an award after completing a “ground-breaking” new education programme.

Walford Nursery and Primary School has achieved the new national Computing Quality Mark, after evaluating its computing education and demonstrating high-quality provisions. Having completed the National Centre for Computing Education’s new programme, called the Computing Quality Framework, the school has been recognised and has been awarded the Computing Quality Mark.

Headteacher Louise George said: “It is wonderful to receive this external validation and a testament to the expert leadership of Claire Weyman, computing subject leader, who is committed to ensuring the delivery of an excellent computing curriculum for every pupil.”

Claire Weyman said: “We work hard to provide a wide range of engaging computing opportunities for every pupil. This Computing Quality Mark award will ensure that we continue to plan and a deliver a high-quality computing programme.”

The NCCE is part funded by the department for education to improve the provision of computing education.