Pupils receive expert help to gain the reading and writing skills they need to do well in all subjects. As a result, pupils make good progress

There is much joy in this school. Pupils value their teachers, and the rich and diverse community in which they learn

Teachers take account of individual pupils’ needs in their good lesson planning. They make sure that pupils, even those who arrive at unusual points in the school year, are quickly assimilated and make good progress

Teaching is strong in the sixth form. Teachers are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects. They show great commitment. Students are fulsome in their praise of the impact their teachers have had on their future education

Lessons are characterised by strong and positive relationships between pupils and teachers. Teachers know pupils well. Often teachers target the learning that individual pupils need because they know them so well

In key stages 1 and 2 teachers plan many opportunities for pupils to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills.

The Bemrose School is a very different school from the vast majority of schools in this country, recently described in our March 18 Ofsted inspection as ‘a gem of a school’. These differences are very difficult to sum up in a few words and nothing beats a visit! If you are interested in working within a context which is stimulating and hugely rewarding with a great team of adults and some wonderful children and young people then please read on in our school Synopsis.

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