Students make good progress because of the typically strong standard of teaching.
Pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is effective.
Students’ outcomes are good. A significant proportion of students typically attain the highest grades, including at A* to B, at A Level.
The support for pupils with an education, health and care (EHC) plan is matched to their specific requirements. Consequently, these pupils typically make good progress and move on to next steps in education and employment.
Leaders have taken positive steps to widen pupils’ participation in the range of cultural, creative and sporting activities that take place beyond lessons, including for the significant proportion of pupils who do not live locally.