Ofsted Reports

OFSTED Report - November 2019

At its most recent OFSTED inspection Longdean School was rated as 'a Good School.'

The report highlights the positive environment of the school. OFSTED state in the report that:

“Pupils are kind to each Pupils are kind to each other and to visitors to the school. Staff ensure that the school welcomes everybody. They want all pupils to do their best.”

It also identified that the school strives to develop students to meet their full potential:

“Leaders design ambitious pathways for pupils to study. For example, there is extra provision for pupils in Year 7 who are interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.”

“Teachers plan a good sequence of learning for the whole of keystages 3 and 4.”

“Staff are ambitious for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).”

“The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.”

A common theme through the report was that students feel safe and comfortable at Longdean:

“Pupils are taught how to keep themselves safe from harm including online.”

“Pupils say they feel safe at school and are confident to speak to staff when they are worried.”

Please click here for full report.


Updated 09/01/2020