• Children in the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) thoroughly enjoy their learning and achieve well in relation to their
starting points, abilities and needs. Achievement in literacy and numeracy is particularly high.
• Pupils in the rest of the School, including those with SEND or EAL, display particularly high levels of knowledge,
understanding and skill.
• Pupils demonstrate very positive attitudes to learning. They are enthusiastic and committed.
• An excellent range of extra-curricular activities contributes significantly to the educational, intellectual and personal
development of pupils.
• Pupils benefit from the wide variety of links with communities, both at home and abroad.
• Throughout the School, teaching is highly effective in promoting pupils’ progress.
• Teaching benefits from the excellent relationships between staff and pupils. At all times, it promotes tolerance and respect.
• Pupils display excellent spiritual awareness. They are tolerant, respectful, appreciate non-material aspects of life and value
different religious beliefs.
• Pupils leave the School as mature, tolerant and well-rounded individuals who have a very clear understanding of their
responsibilities and display excellent standards of personal responsibilities and display excellent standards of personal
• Extremely positive relationships are formed with all adults in the EYFS, who know all the children well. Children’s behaviour is
• The relationships between staff and pupils, and among the pupils themselves strongly contribute to a supportive culture
throughout the School within which the pastoral structures and guidance are highly effective.
• Outcomes for boarders are excellent and meet the aims of the School. Boarders are happy, confident, polite and engaging.
• Boarders praise the School for the consideration that is afforded to their individual needs and they relish the opportunity to
share aspects of their own cultures in a positive and welcoming environment.
• The long-term vision of the Governors and leadership is embedded in the school development plan to which all departments
contribute. This provides clear educational direction.
• The School has benefited from considerable development since the previous inspection.
• Regular full reports and interim progress reports are clear and keep parents very well informed about their children’s
achievement and progress, and help their children to improve their work further.