FULL marks have been awarded to Stratford’s King Edward VI School following an Ofsted inspection.
The school earned an ‘Outstanding’ rating in all categories following the visit last term.
Report highlights included comments about staffs’ genuine care for pupils’ wellbeing and the love for subjects they teach, pupils’ ‘exemplary behaviour’, teachers’ knowledge and encouragement of where individuals pupils’ interests lie, and the support given to those moving into sixth form.
The curriculum was also described as ‘inspiring’, mentioning the vast range of subjects from ‘jazz to astronomy and debating to robotics’.
Headmaster Bennet Carr said: “It is obviously very gratifying to have the work and achievements of our students and staff recognised in such glowing terms by the inspectors.
“I am so pleased that the excellence witnessed on a daily basis has been captured by their comments – it means a great deal to us all to have external affirmation of this nature.
“I would like to use this opportunity to pay tribute to the unstinting support we receive from parents, governors and trustees, which enables us to maintain momentum and sustain the levels of excellence to which we aspire.
“It continues to be my joy and privilege to lead this wonderful school.”