Ofsted – Graded Good in 2015



Ofsted Quotes from 2015

A culture of high expectations

Effective one-to-one guidance

Students make good progress in lessons

Students behave well

The academy is calm, orderly and free from litter or graffiti

Actions to keep children safe are effective

The leadership team is highly effective

The academy’s values of tolerance, a sense of fair play and being considerate to all are continuously promoted
Fundamental British values are explicitly promoted

Students gain a thorough understanding of the values upon which our society is built

The leadership of careers education is effective


Students display positive attitudes to learning

The academy is a safe place to learn

Teachers know their students very well and support them using a wide range of effective approaches

Teachers use information about students’ progress towards challenging targets effectively

Teachers are skilled at ensuring the work they set is stretching enough and accessible

Teachers question students well

The way teachers use their assessment of students’ work is highly consistent and effective

Students learn a great deal from responding to their marked work