"The school is transforming the lives of families and pupils."

Outstanding - March 2024

Date of Most Recent Inspection 

5th and 6th March, 2024


Overall effectiveness - Outstanding
The quality of education - Outstanding
Behaviour and attitudes - Outstanding
Personal development - Outstanding
Leadership and management - Outstanding
Early years provision - Outstanding

Summary of Strengths 

  • An abundance of love, care and ambition are evident across this school. Whether you are speaking to pupils, staff or parents and carers, the message is the same: ‘We live, love and learn together as a family and as a community.’
  • The school is transforming the lives of families and pupils.
  • There is a high level of care for every child. This includes family support, nurture and mentoring.
  • Behaviour is notably praiseworthy. Not a moment of learning is wasted. All pupils achieve highly across the curriculum.
  • Staff give their best to help pupils to be their best.
  • The school successfully helps pupils to treasure their education.
  • They [pupils] behave beautifully.
  • No matter the subject, pupils’ work is detailed, superbly presented and of high-quality academic content.
  • The school has thought deeply about what pupils should learn, both personally and academically, at any given time.

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