Queen Edith was inspected by Ofsted in December 2017.
The inspectors particularly identified the following strengths of the school:
- The leadership has maintained the good quality of education in the school.
- Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the high standards of teaching and learning.
- Pupils are enthusiastic learners.
- Queen Edith is a safe and happy school.
- Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are kind, thoughtful and respectful of the needs of others.
- The school provides a harmonious learning environment.
- Parents wrote of the ‘fabulous school’, ‘the extremely dedicated teachers, management and staff’ and the ‘excellent pastoral support’.
- Leaders, including governors, are both ambitious and relentless in their drive to ensure that all pupils receive strong academic and pastoral support.
They also identified the following development points, asking school leaders and governors to ensure that:
- disadvantaged pupils make progress and attain well across the curriculum, in line with other pupils nationally
- pupils improve their writing skills and consider the audience, purpose and text type when they are writing
- teacher guidance for writing in other areas of the curriculum is as strong as guidance from writing in English.
At Queen Edith’s previous Ofsted inspection in November 2012, the inspectors’ judgements were are follows:
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