References and testimonials
I have known Chris for many years since he trained as a teacher. His commitment to education and realising students’ potential is unfailing. He has a wealth of knowledge through superb school leadership experience.
Matthew Glenn -- Independent Education Consultant, former Principal of an all-through school
- The quality of teaching is impressive. A significant amount of teaching is outstanding. Its high quality inspires students to do their best and make rapid progress.
- Senior leaders and governors carefully analyse all aspects of the school’s work. This has helped to secure outstanding teaching through improved training. A detailed analysis of data has led to improved target setting which has improved achievement so that it is now outstanding.
- Students and their parents praise the quality of teaching. Many students, of all ages, showed great enthusiasm when talking about the quality of teaching. Teaching in subjects as diverse as English, French, history and mathematics was highly praised, with some sixth form students highlighting the quality of teaching in physics. As one sixth former commented, ‘We are so lucky to have so many such good teachers.’
- The quality of teaching has improved well since the previous inspection. The school has many gifted teachers who are highly committed to the students they teach. Excellent procedures are in place to ensure that the quality of teaching remains high and improves further.
2014 Bishop Challoner Girls School & 6th Form Ofsted Report (Outstanding in all areas)
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