OFSTED Qoutes

  • Leadership and Management – Outstanding
  • Behaviour and Safety of Pupils – Outstanding
  • Quality of Teaching – Outstanding
  • Achievement of pupils – Outstanding
  • Students’ behaviour is excellent
  • Students are keen to learn
  • Students are safe and well cared-for
  • Teachers have high expectations
  • Students respond and are keen to do well
  • Students’ achievement at GCSE is outstanding
  • Disabled students and those who have special educational needs make outstanding progress
  • Students’ attainment has increased markedly because of the improvements leaders have made
  • The headteacher is uncompromising in his determination to continually improve standards
  • Constant improvement provides students with outstanding opportunities to learn
  • Students sense and share the high level of ambition
  • Middle leaders are driving forward improvements
  • Particularly effective leadership in English, Mathematics and Science
  • Teachers receive high-quality support and training
  • Teaching is at least consistently good, often outstanding, and constantly improving
  • Students receive high-quality, individualised information and guidance about careers
  • The academy works well with parents
  • Levels of parental satisfaction are high
  • Governors are highly effective
  • Governors have a deep and detailed understanding of the school’s performance data
  • Students almost invariably want to learn
  • Students are extremely attentive to their teachers
  • Students enjoy excellent relationships with teachers
  • Disruption to learning is extremely rare
  • Students are unreservedly proud of their school
  • Students behave exceptionally well outside of lessons
  • The academy site is treated with respect
  • Tolerance and respect are promoted by leaders and teachers on a daily basis
  • Overall attendance is ahead of the national average
  • The school’s work to keep students safe and secure is outstanding
  • Parents agree that students are well cared for and that the academy keeps them safe
  • Highly positive atmosphere for learning
  • Enthusiasm for learning is evidently strong
  • Determination to succeed is widespread
  • Relationships with the classroom are excellent
  • The most able are challenged
  • Expectations are high
  • Looked-after students make outstanding progress
  • Students are confident, and highly articulate, when speaking
  • Students work hard in lessons and make rapid progress across many subjects
  • Learning was never less than secure and often outstanding
  • Personal development of Sixth Form students is promoted very well
  • Teachers have high expectations and expert subject knowledge
  • Students respond with enthusiasm to activities that engage and challenge them
  • Students are particularly appreciative of the support they receive from their teachers
  • The behaviour of Sixth Form students is impeccable