MAIN FINDINGS AND KEY JUDGMENTS

“IGCSE results in English Language, Spanish, French and History have been above worldwide records.Teachers create an atmosphere in which pupils feel secure and are not afraid to ask. Relationships are extremely positive between staff and pupils and among pupils themselves. This is a consequence of the very high professional standards of the teachers”

 

Quality of pupil’s achievement and their learning

“Children in the EYFS respond confidently to all the educational experiences on offer. They are happy coming to school, they show an appropriate level of independence, and are well able to make their own choices during child-initiated activities.”

“Pupils in the junior school, display secure knowledge, skills and understanding of the material being covered in lessons.”

“In the senior school, pupils have a good level of knowledge, understanding and skills. They communicate articulately and show a willingness to work creatively and independently.”

 

The contribution of curricular and extra-curricular provision

“The EYFS curriculum is well planned and ensures that most children reach the expected levels of development.”

“The Junior curriculum has an appropriate focus on Literacy, Numeracy and Science. The pupils also benefit from effective teaching and learning in Spanish.”

“In the Senior school, and in the Sixth form, the school offers a wide range of subjects and continues to enlarge its offerings. There is a good range of Sixth form subjects and the extended project is planned for 2016.”

“The school has a broad range of extra-curriculum activities that extend pupils’ capabilities in Culture, Music, Languages and Cricket. These activities fit within the lessons.”

“The school and pupils have links with the community through charity and fund-raising activities.”

 

The contribution of teaching

“Teaching overall meets the aims of the school. The planning of lessons and the use of resources is good. Activities are well matched to individual needs.”

“Marking is thorough and it usually gives pupils clear indications of how they might improve their work. Pupils of all ages expressed their appreciation of the feedback and support received.”

“Teachers create an atmosphere in which pupils feel secure and are not afraid to ask.”

 

The quality of pupil´s personal development

“The pupil´s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is good. They are self-aware, confident and show respect for fellow pupils. They are courteous, polite and have good manners.”

“Children showed caring and helpful behaviour towards each other and staff. Pupils have also clear understanding of right and wrong.”

 

The contribution of arrangements for welfare, health and safety

“The quality of the contribution of arrangements for welfare, health and safety is excellent. They meet the school´s aim to provide a safe and secure environment in which the pupils can thrive educationally as well as socially and emotionally.”

“Relationships are extremely positive between staff and pupils and among pupils themselves. This is a consequence of the very high professional standards of the teachers and the work that they continuously do to promote good behaviour among those they teach.”

“The Anti-bullying Policy is very much in line with British guidance for overseas schools. The pupils state that arrangements are successful, including those to guard against cyber-bullying.”

“Healthy eating is promoted by the school’s provision of meals. The school has worked with the school nurse and its catering company to improve the quality of school meals. School meals are nutritious.”

“Admissions and attendance records are maintained and stored appropriately.”

“The school has a well-appointed medical room for pupils who are sick or injured and the first-aid policy is comprehensive and follows British guidance. Also the school has an appropriate number of staff with first-aid qualifications.”

“The school´s complaints policy meets all the requirements and is implemented consistently.”

 

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THE SCHOOL IS COMPLIANT WITH ALL BSO REGULATIONS

https://www.schoolinspectionservice.co.uk/bso/ and https://www.schoolinspectionservice.co.uk/public-docs/SIS-BSO-handbookSept16.pdf