'delighted' at King Alfred School's positive Ofsted report
headteacher of Highbridge's King Alfred School has said he is
"delighted" with its new Ofsted results.
reported here that
the school has been rated overall as 'good' following an inspection
earlier this month in which Ofsted praised many positive findings
at the school.
Andrew Owen, pictured, said: "I am delighted that Ofsted
have recognised the huge improvements that we have made and have
graded the school as 'Good' with 'Outstanding' for Behaviour and
inspection has validated the progress that has been made over
recent years in all aspects of our work. I am particularly delighted
that the Ofsted team fully recognised the behaviour and positive
attitudes of our students which were graded as 'Outstanding',
stating 'Pupils are proud of their school'."
adds that 'they show great respect to one another and to adults.
Their behaviour is exemplary both in lessons and around the school,
and they feel safe'."
Mr Owen added: "In addition to the written report the Ofsted
inspectors described our students as 'courteous, ready to learn,
polite, caring and friendly'; a fantastic and fully deserved accolade
for our young people."
added: "I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate
all members of the school community especially our students, parents/carers,
staff and governors who have contributed to the schools
success over recent years. We are all very proud of this recognition
by Ofsted - next stop outstanding!"