Parent Surveys

2020 Parent Surveys – summary of results

88% of parents rate the school good to excellent (up from 79%) and 79% said they would recommend the school (up from 77%).

The following areas scored 85% or higher:

  • The quality of teaching
  • The degree of challenge in our teaching.
  • The quality of challenge
  • The development of independent learning and thinking skills
  • The development of revision and rote learning skills
  • The degree to which my child understands how to improve their work
  • The appropriate ness of homework
  • The quantity of homework
  • Student behaviour outside of lessons
  • The quality of our cyber-safety education.
  • The quality of our sex and relationships education.
  • Students’ respect of girls and women.
  • The quality of equality education.
  • The quality of our healthy-living education.
  • Students’ respect of those with disabilities.
  • Students’ respect of the LGBTQ community.
  • Students’ respect of cultures and religions
  • Our teaching of mental health and well-being strategies.
  • The usefulness of school communication (website, Headteacher’s email).
  • The quality of the leadership and management of the school.
  • The range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities.
  • The quality of our pastoral care.
  • Our management of attendance and punctuality
  • The development of resilience and perseverance.
  • The development of student self-esteem.

In addition

  • 93% said that their child feels safe in school.
  • 93% said that their child is safe in school
  • 91% said the school developed student resilience and well being
  • Y6-7 transition information was useful (88%)
  • Usefulness of information about Key Stage 4 options (93%) and the quality of personal advice and guidance (85%)

Priorities indicated by your surveys for the next year:

  • The quality of provision for SEND students.
  • Support for disadvantaged students
  • The consistency of students’ attitudes to, and behaviours for, learning
  • Communication with parents.
  • Letting parents know about the range of careers work that is completed in school
  • The quality of parents’ evenings and ensuring parents understand reports