Announcement:

Ofsted

  • The Principal has led with strength and the school is well organised and ambitious. He has secured a learning community based on shared values and a commitment that the school will provide the best education and pathways to further study.
  • Teaching is good. The teachers enjoy their work and this leads to an excellent teaching and learning relationship between staff and pupils.
  • Disadvantaged pupils and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are now making good progress. This is notable in the lower year groups.
  • Behaviour in the school is good. Pupils are respectful of their teachers and each other.
  • The behaviour in most lessons is very good.
  • Safeguarding is effective. Pupils are safe and feel safe. The school is a harmonious community where respect and the Queensbury values are upheld by all.
  • The School’s work to promote pupils personal development and welfare is good
  • Pupils are proud of their school, they appreciate their teachers and enjoy the educational experience, provided for them. 
  • The sixth form is good. It offers a range of appropriate courses and these are well taught. Leaders have ambition for outcomes to improve further and have detailed plans to ensure that this happens. Sixth-form students have high aspirations and all go on to university or further training.
  • Staff are proud to work at the school. They match the ambition of senior leaders and display a commitment to pupils’ success.
  • Leaders ensure that staff are well trained and can explore the areas of teaching that work best for their pupils. Leaders also have a well-developed system of lesson monitoring and staff training to ensure that teachers are clear on expectations.

The full Ofsted inspection report can be viewed by clicking here

The full inspection report on the Ofsted website can be viewed by clicking here

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