Teachers’ subject knowledge is a major strength of the provision and enables teachers to deepen students’ understanding through highly insightful and effective questioning.
Teachers have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour, and pupils respond well as a result. They are proud of their school and the work that they do.
Provision in the sixth form is outstanding…students have study programmes very well suited to their needs, resulting in excellent progress.
Pupils’ behaviour is good. Strong relationships with staff help pupils to feel secure and promote their personal development well.
The curriculum enables pupils to pursue their interests and prepares them well for their next steps.
There is a very effective safeguarding culture in the school. The college system provides good pastoral care and helps to build effective links with parents and carers.
Senior leaders and governors are ambitious for the school and its pupils