We were inspected in December 2023 and were pleased to be awarded Good overall with Outstanding for behaviour and attitudes.

Some highlights from the report:

  • This school transform pupils’ attitudes towards their education
  • All pupils receive a well-rounded education that enables them to take their next steps into education, employment and training.
  • The school instils the highest expectations in pupils.
  • Pupils behave impeccably well.
  • As one pupil put it “We are all one at this school”
  • The curriculum goes beyond exam specifications. Employers take a lead role in ensuring that the curriculum in the specialist areas, such as health science and engineering, are informed by what is happening in industry.
  • Students in the sixth form highly value the expert knowledge of the staff that teach them.
  • Students are quick to recognise that this school gives them the interpersonal skills to exploit employer engagement opportunities. Many students leave the sixth form having acquired a place on degree-level apprenticeships.

The full report can be read here: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/147685

Parent View

Parent View is an online questionnaire run by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services. Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Ofsted uses the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you will be helping your child’s school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about your child’s school.