We have now received the final inspection report from OFSTED following our inspection on the 21st and 22nd of March 2019.

The school was graded under the following areas:

Overall effectiveness, Effectiveness of Leadership and Management, Quality of Teaching and Learning, Personal Development Behaviour and Welfare, Outcomes for Pupils and the school’s 16 to 19 Study Programme.

We are thrilled to say that the school received outstanding in all the above areas. We are delighted and so very proud of all our pupils.

The full report can be found by following this link

Ofsted Report March 2019

Below are some extracts from the report.

This is a happy school. There is genuine warmth between the pupils and staff. Relationships are strong, and staff knows each pupil exceptionally well’.

‘Pupils are confident and have highly positive attitudes towards learning. They are enthusiastic learners who want to achieve’.

‘The behaviour of pupils is outstanding’

‘Pupils say that they feel safe at school.’

‘Leaders have established a strong culture of safeguarding in the school. They have established effective systems which put the safety and well-being of pupils at the centre of the school’s work’.

 ‘The school’s high quality curriculum supports pupils to develop the skills necessary to become confident young people. Consequently, pupils are ready for the next stage of their education’.

We would like to thank everyone involved in making Bank View the ‘outstanding ‘ school it is.