ISI Inspection December 2014
You may be interested in the recent School Inspectors
Report (November 2014). We are very proud of the outcome. The extracts below give you a flavour of the
report’s judgements and headlines, but please download a copy of the full 24 page report from the link on the right of this page.
The quality of leadership & management is excellent.
and passionate teaching enables pupils of all ages and
abilities to enjoy their work and make good progress.
The pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is
contribution of arrangements for pastoral care is excellent.
school promotes high standards of behaviour in accordance with its aims.
The arrangements for welfare, health and safety are excellent.
Boarders are confident, self-reliant and polite.
management of boarding are excellent
Local Governing Body has an excellent insight into the
working of the school
personal development is excellent
Senior and Prep School Pupils achieve high standards in a very wide range of
School fulfils its aim to provide a collaborative & encouraging
environment where pupils can show creativity and enthusiasm [and] in which
academic ambition is encouraged
Extracts from the Ofsted Early Years Report
"All outcomes for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage are graded as outstanding."
"They (the children) take part in a wide range of enjoyable and stimulating learning experiences and make excellent progress in all areas of learning"
"A well established team of staff who are very well supported by strong leadership and management continually strive for improvement through comprehensive self evaluation."
"Staff strike an extremely effective balance between adult-led and child-initiated and indoor and outdoor activities”
Extracts from the Ofsted Boarding House Inspection Report: 11/11/2010
"Boarders benefit from the new communal areas that have been created in the boarding areas. These provide boarders with more space for relaxation and fun. These areas are well resourced with computer games, books, televisions and DVDs to enjoy."
"The variety, quality and quantity of food is very good. The school caters for many different diets, for cultural and medical reasons."
"The school promotes a variety of activities and continues to strengthen and expand the activities programme in the evenings and at weekends through consultation with boarders."
"New Boarders are helped to settle into the school by positive staff and a warm and friendly boarding community. Boarders reported they are made to feel very welcome when they start boarding and this helps them to settle quickly"