A harmonious and successful school
Ofsted inspected the College on the 4th & 5th July 2013.
The following quotes reflect the content of the report. You may read the full report via the link above.
“Inspirational leadership produces an extremely harmonious school where teaching is often outstanding; student achievement is good and their behaviour is exemplary”
“Students’ attainment is rising rapidly and attitudes to learning are extremely positive”
“Students show great respect for one another and for staff. Their attitudes to learning are also extremely positive”
“Teachers have a very good relationship with their students and high expectations create a positive learning environment”
“Teachers have good subject knowledge and create calm and purposeful learning environments”
“Student behaviour is exemplary, the College is extremely harmonious; students from a wide range of backgrounds work very well together and show great respect for one another and for staff”
“The sixth form is good, the majority of students made good progress to achieve high grades across a range of subjects”
“Governors have a wealth of experience and expertise which is used well…. they show a sharp understanding of the College’s performance”
Principal, Mr Alexander, said, "I am naturally delighted with the Inspectors’ Report which illustrates that the College is extremely harmonious; where teaching is at least good and much is outstanding; students’ achievements are good, their attitude to learning is extremely positive and their behaviour is exemplary. I am thrilled that we have been identified as a good school, with outstanding features, where attendance is good, students’ attainment continues to rise and the commitment of staff is valued highly by students and parents. The Report highlights the improvements made in the sixth form and gives us clear direction on how to continue to improve. I am really pleased that the dedication of my staff, the enthusiasm of the students and the support from the Governing Body have all been recognised in this very positive and uplifting report, which fills me with pride."
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