Success and OFSTED

After discussing pupil outcomes, our plans for improvement and what we felt were the strengths of the school, the Ofsted inspector spent the rest of the day talking to pupils and staff, looking at pupils’ work and watching numerous lessons in most subjects across the school. The outcome of the inspection, communicated to us by letter, was that Worden “continues to be good”.

We are extremely proud to have received such positive letter which reflects the fantastic work that goes on daily at Worden to ensure our pupils make the best possible progress in subjects across our broad and balanced curriculum.

The letter recognises the high quality of teaching and the excellent attitude and behaviour displayed by the pupils. Some key phrases in the inspection finding are:

“Pupils benefit from good teaching”

“Pupils leave the school with brighter prospects due to a passionate leadership team working alongside teachers who care and meticulously plan for each unique cohort”

“Leaders and teachers know their pupils well and ensure that a purposeful thriving environment is provided to support high-quality learning”

“.. a school where pupils can enjoy learning” “Pupils take pride in their work and their school and develop raised aspirations from a good-quality teaching environment”

“Pupils speak warmly of the efforts that staff make to look after them; strong pastoral care nurtures pupils”

“Teachers and leaders have focused on improving pupils’ literacy… Reading is promoted well”

“Teachers’ expectations of what pupils can achieve are consistently high across the school”

“Strong relationships exist between teachers and pupils and consequently pupils’ attitudes to learning are consistently high”

“The ethos of the school is calm and built on respect for each other. All pupils spoken to by inspectors said that they felt safe in the school”

Once again, we would like to thank the school community and our friends for all the support they have given Worden to ensure we maintain our high standards and expectations.

View the latest Academy@Worden Ofsted Report

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.

The survey can be completed at any time, not just when the school is being inspected. We encourage all parents and carers to give their feedback. You can also view feedback already given.

Thanks to all who have completed the short survey so far.