The outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection report has now been released and the overall effectiveness of the school has been judged to be Good. The inspection took place between 11th and 13th June and covered the whole school and our boarding provision.
The inspectors concluded that, amongst other things, “The majority of pupils, from early years to the end of Upper School, make good progress” and that “Spiritual, moral, social and cultural education is strong”. The key outcomes are:
Effectiveness of leadership and management: Good
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment: Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare: Good
Outcome for pupils: Good
Early years provision: Good
Overall experiences and progress of children and young people in the boarding provision: Good
These results reflect the continuing hard work and dedication of everyone involved with Elmfield. As with any inspection the report makes some recommendations for improvement and we will of course be looking to address these. However, we are pleased that the report acknowledges several times the ongoing progress the school is making in moving forward as we continue to improve the quality of education we provide.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to contribute to the various on-line surveys and/or spoke directly to the inspection team.
The full report is available here.