Leaders’ plans to support the pastoral transition of pupils from primary school are thorough. Year 7 pupils with whom Inspectors spoke were positive about the school.
Students make good progress because of the typically strong standard of teaching.
Students’ outcomes are good. A significant proportion of students typically attain the highest grades, including at A* to B, at A Level.
Pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is effective.
Leaders have reviewed the curriculum, so that the courses offered match pupils’ needs and interests and prepare them for their next steps in education or employment effectively.