The Senior School was awarded ‘Excellent’ in both overall inspected categories – the highest level that can be awarded.
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Pupils’ personal qualities are excellent and accord well with the school’s aim that they should exhibit self-belief and willingly take responsibility. Pupils are unassumingly confident, self-aware and emotionally mature.
Relationships between the boarders and staff contribute to close communities within each of the boarding houses. Boarders forge strong friendships; they support one another and they learn to be patient living in close proximity to one another.
“Pupils’ achievements in extra-curricular activities are excellent because of the variety of provision and the specialist teaching they receive in this area.”
“Pupils have positive attitudes to learning; they are industrious and they are keen to fulfil tasks set out for them”
The curriculum offered is generous in both breadth and flexibility.
Small class sizes enable particularly effective individual attention to be given to support pupils with SEND or EAL, as well as providing suitable opportunities for challenging the more able.
“…pupils’ personal development is excellent.”
“By the time they leave school, pupils are very well prepared and positive about meeting the challenges of the next stage of their lives,…”