Achievement is good. Students achieve well because they are well taught,
they are keen to learn and they attend regularly. (Ofsted)
Teaching is good. Teachers are very sensitive to individual student's needs.
They are helped in classrooms by some very skilled teaching assistants. (Ofsted)
Behaviour is outstanding. Most of the time the school is very calm and settled.
Students develop outstanding spiritual, moral, social and cultural qualities. Attendance is well above average. Students feel very safe. (Ofsted)
Leadership, management and governance are good.
The headteacher is exceptional and is hugely admired by parents, staff, governors and the local authority. (Ofsted)
The good leadership and management of teaching and learning have helped staff
who were more used to teaching students with moderate learning difficulties to adapt well to teaching those with autism. (Ofsted)
The school keeps improving. Change has been managed exceptionally well and standards
of attainment keep rising. (Ofsted)
The sixth form is good. It is well suited to meeting the needs of those
students who do not transfer to college at the end of Year 11. (Ofsted)