Students make good progress because of the typically strong standard of teaching.
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.
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.
Students’ outcomes are good. A significant proportion of students typically attain the highest grades, including at A* to B, at A Level.
Students benefit from an education which enables them to move on to further success when they leave.