Ofsted Inspection Report
"The school continues to be good."
- Leaders have clear lines of responsibility and work well together across their specific areas of interest. You have established a culture of high aspirations and accountability, as a result of which pupils' outcomes are improving. The leadership of teaching is good. You and your senior leaders know where expertise lies within the staff and you provide regular training to develop teaching further. Pupils achieve well in a range of subjects, particularly in English, mathematics, geography, history, religious studies, computer science, art and design, and information and communication technology (ICT). Your leaders regularly seek external checks and validation and consequently leaders' predictions of pupils' outcomes are accurate.
- As a Church of England academy you have developed a distinctive ethos, rich in Christian values. You actively promote the spiritual development of pupils but also their social, moral and cultural development, so they are able to make appositive contribution to society. This approach and ethos is woven across the curriculum and it shapes the day-to-day lives of all pupils. Staff expects all pupils to work hard, and aim high; they provide a supportive environment where everyone is encouraged to strive and achieve their potential. The school has a unique family feel where everyone is highly valued and strong relationships are formed between staff and pupils.
- Pupils have a strong sense of belonging to the school and enjoy the challenge and opportunity to develop their leadership and make a difference for others.