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Ofsted Reports

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ofsted boarding inspection 2024 

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Gordon’s has been judged outstanding in all categories.

Ofsted curriculum Inspection 2014

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Gordon’s has once again been judged outstanding in all categories: achievement, teaching, behaviour and safety, sixth form, leadership and management, and spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. In particular: 
  • The work of this outstanding school is built upon a culture of high expectations and care for the individual. Students of all abilities and backgrounds make rapid progress from their starting points.
  • The academic standards attained by students are very high. The proportion of students achieving five GCSE grades at A* to C, including english and mathematics is well above average.
  • The quality of teaching is consistently good and often outstanding. Students are very enthusiastic about their learning because of this. Regular homework is used very effectively to promote their progress.
  • Development of the personal skills of hard work, self-discipline and tolerance within strong Christian values and beliefs is a particular strength of this school. The result is that students are prepared exceptionally well to take their place in modern democratic Britain.
  • Students’ behaviour both within lessons and at other times is impeccable. There is a harmonious atmosphere within which students work conscientiously and collaboratively. They are extremely proud of their school; its ethos and traditions are greatly respected by all.
  • The arrangements for keeping students safe and secure in the school are outstanding. They feel safe within a strong community and their sense of belonging is enhanced by regular participation in ceremony.
  • The Sixth Form is outstanding. Students make excellent progress and achieve high academic standards. They take advantage of a wide range of opportunities to develop leadership skills and the vast majority go on to secure places in higher education.