Inspection reports and Parent View
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It inspects schools and colleges to ensure they are providing quality education and training for young people. At it's recent Ofsted inspection in March 2016, The Catholic High School achieved a grade of ‘good’ overall. Other highlights include:
- Overall achievement in English and Mathematics at GCSE is consistently strong and above national averages.
- The most-able pupils benefit from the culture of high expectations and improved teaching; they make excellent progress.
- Parents speak warmly about the school and the efforts of teachers and leaders to ensure that their children thrive and achieve.
- Staff care about the school and understand the culture and ethos that underpins learning.
- Pupils behaviour and attitudes to their learning are good. Teachers uphold the behaviour policy and this promotes an environment where pupils can enjoy learning.
- Standards in mathematics are strong within the school because of incisive leadership and new curriculum developments.
- Standards in English are very strong within the school because of the exemplary leadership of English.