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OFSTED Information

Ofsted 2013

Overall Effectiveness:   2  (Good)

Behaviour and Safety of Pupils:   1  (Outstanding)

Main Findings
Students have extremely positive attitudes towards school and each other. Outstanding behaviour helps students enjoy learning and keep safe.

Teaching is good and helping students make good progress in lessons and over time.
By the end of Year 11, students have made good progress in a range of subjects. More able students achieve very well and exceed national expectations.
The sixth form is good and standards are continuing to rise.
Students’ attendance is above average and the students are enthusiastic to stay on at college in the sixth form.
The headteacher is ambitious for all the students in school and for their futures. He works tirelessly with the governors to broaden the vision of students’ vision of what they could achieve.
Governors and senior leaders have a good understanding of what still needs to be put right, based on accurate evaluation. They have shown they can make the adjustments to the quality of teaching necessary for further rapid improvement.

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