"The progress of disabled students and those have special educational needs is good because they receive support that is well matched to their needs."
"This confirms the schools’ commitment to making sure that every student has the best opportunity to achieve well."
"Inattention in lessons is rare."
"The school’s teaching, curriculum and range of support ensures that students’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is strong."
"The school has improved standards and progress in mathematics, modern foreign languages and in science."
"Students behave well in lessons and around the school."
"Governors are very clear about what needs to be done to improve teaching and student attainment."
"Those students who were known to be eligible for support funded by the pupil premium improved their progress in 2012."
"Discrimination, for example, through name calling is rare and older students talk quite naturally about intervening if younger students are quarrelling or being boisterous."
"The majority of lessons seen by inspectors was good and teaching is good over time. "
"The view expressed by parents, staff and students indicate that the vast majority are positive about the school."
"Leaders now ensure that teachers accelerate students’ progress so they attain closer to national standards."
"Students in Year 11 who entered for GCSE mathematics early in Year 10 are, in Year 11, pursuing attainment at A* and A grades and following sixth form courses."
"Students make visitors to school feel welcome."
"Attendance is in line with national levels and students are punctual to lessons and to school each day."
"Teachers expect students to look smart, work hard and achieve well."
"Students are polite to visitors and adults, demonstrating good manners in opening doors for others and in moving around the school at breaks and lunchtimes."
"Those requiring additional help with their reading make good progress."
"Actions taken have already improved the progress of students who are known to be eligible for the pupil premium."