School Ofsted Information

The School was last inspected on 14th March 2017

The inspection, one of the new ‘short’ inspections undertaken by Ofsted, has endorsed the findings of the school’s 2012 inspection. The school remains Good overall with Outstanding Leadership and Management, Pupil Behaviour and Safeguarding, and Sixth Form.

Headteacher, Nigel Griffiths, said “I am delighted to report that, once again, Ofsted inspectors are very positive about the work we do at the school, and, in particular, our pupils and staff”.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

  • Pupils are well behaved, polite and friendly.

  • Because of excellent attitudes to learning and strong academic results, pupils are well prepared for life after school.

  • Parents value the education that the school provides.

  • Parents and students particularly value the school’s high-performing sixth form.

  • Staff are proud to work at the school.

  • Staff have high expectations of pupils and they consistently model respectful behaviour. Consequently, relationships are strong.