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What they say about us

“Fantastic school. Highly progressive. I have two children at the school and have been a very happy parent for 4 years. Teachers are brilliant and highly engaged as well as deeply interested in the children’s learning and achievement. The parent support network is also great, and lots of parents volunteer to run events through the year to raise funds for the school. This means that there is plenty to spend on things the school would otherwise not be able to afford given the continuing budget cuts from the DoE.”
Y4 Parent on Google Review – 2018

We were recently visited by Challenge Partners who spent two days with teachers, children and other members of staff. Below you will find documents detailing their findings and some very favourable quotes from Challenge Partners, Staff, and Parents alike.

John Ball Challenge Partners Review Report

Leaders have created a highly positive ethos which permeates the school. The high expectations and collaborative and supportive ethos are shared by everyone. The whole team approach has enabled leaders to bring staff with them and maintain excellent relationships, which are a key strength of the school.”
Challenge Partners Review 2018

“Pupils speak passionately and extensively about the benefits of attending the school. This includes the positive experiences that the school provides for them. They are incredibly proud to belong to the school, can articulate this clearly and share the impact this has on their personal development and future.”
Challenge Partners Review 2018

“There is a very high level of achievement across the school, which is underpinned by excellent teaching and learning relationships between pupils and staff and calm, purposeful, well-organised, immersive learning environments.”
Challenge Partners Review 2018

“There is an excellent pace to teaching and learning, with high expectations and levels of challenge for all pupils. Due to these qualities, pupils are highly engaged.”
Challenge Partners Review 2018