Outstanding – Ofsted
“The Headteacher and her team provide outstanding leadership.”
“Students’ behaviour in lessons and around the school is outstanding. They are courteous and polite and arrive at lessons on time and ready to learn. They confirmed that the school is a safe place.”
“The school’s self-evaluation is robust and accurate. It informs an outstanding school improvement plan that has measurable outcomes.”
“The school’s work to keep students safe and secure is outstanding.”
“Students work hard, are keen to do well and achieve highly. They enjoy school.”
“Students conduct themselves thoughtfully and politely and their behaviour in the assemblies observed was exemplary.”
“There are excellent relationships between students and their teachers.”
“A vibrant and highly motivating school in which students flourish.”
As you know, Ofsted have recently been in to Bitterne Park to inspect the school.
This was a full two-day inspection with five inspectors on site. We have not been visited for this type of inspection since January 2009.
A great deal has moved forward in the world of education since then and the bar continues to be raised. The judgements on this occasion are as follows: