A Watford primary has been rated among the top 100 state schools in the country by the Sunday Times.

Nascot Wood Junior School moved up the ranking 171 places to take the 71st position in the league.

Headteacher Christina Singh said: "We are very proud that Nascot Wood Junior School has been included again in the Sunday Times Top 500 state schools list.

"In 2012, we were ranked in 242nd position, but this year we have moved up into 71st position nationally.

"This is a huge achievement for the school and represents an enormous amount of hard work from staff and children, as we continue to relentlessly strive for excellence."