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Ofsted Report

Please take a look at our latest Ofsted inspection report (2012). We are officially a good school with outstanding features.

Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education) are an independent and impartial body who report directly to Parliament. They inspect services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Students’ achievement in Key Stage 3 and 4 is outstanding. Ofsted 2012
Teachers have high expectations of what students can achieve. Ofsted 2012
The school makes an outstanding contribution to the welfare of its students. Ofsted 2012
Students are polite, courteous and keen to learn. They show great pride in their school and their behaviour is exemplary. Ofsted 2012
Teachers conduct themselves well and provide good role models for their students. They demonstrate high levels of respect and courtesy to students. Ofsted 2012
Behaviour around the school and in lessons is frequently outstanding. Students are courteous, polite and friendly. They enjoy working together and are keen to learn. Ofsted 2012
Teachers set challenging targets and students are keen, not just to meet such targets, but to exceed them. Teachers use questions skillfully to deepen students’ knowledge. Ofsted 2012

Parent View

An online questionnaire for you to give your view about this school at any time of the year. At the time of an Ofsted inspection, parents are also invited to give inspectors their views using Parent View.


Useful Links

  • Whalley Range Sixth Form College
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Co-operative Trust
  • Fairtrade
  • School Achievement Award
  • Sport England
  • Leading Edge School
  • IAG Silver Award
  • Basic Skills Quality
  • Education and Leadership Trust (ELT)
  • Values Quality Mark