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Westonbirt Schools excel in Inspection report

PUBLISHED: 09:43 25 May 2011 | UPDATED: 19:27 20 February 2013

Westonbirt Schools excel in Inspection report

Westonbirt Schools excel in Inspection report

Congratulations to the staff and pupils at Westonbirt Schools who have received an excellent report from the Independent Schools' Inspectorate (ISI). The inspection, carried out in February and March 2011

Congratulations to the staff and pupils at Westonbirt Schools who have received an excellent report from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). The inspection, carried out in February and March 2011, recognises the many strengths of Westonbirt School and Rose Hill Westonbirt School.

The report states that Westonbirt Schools are successful in their aims of promoting high academic standards and developing each pupils self reliance and self respect. Throughout their visit, inspectors found an extremely positive learning environment: an atmosphere of trust and encouragement permeates the schools.

The inspection highlights the outstanding achievements at Westonbirt girls school: Girls overall achievement in Westonbirt School is excellent, academically, in their community service and in their outstanding personal development. As well as recognising the academic excellence at Westonbirt School, the inspectors praise the girls moral awareness: pupils demonstrate an extremely well-developed moral awareness and show great care for the well-being of others. Their behaviour in class and around the school is exemplary.

Headmistress, Mrs Mary Henderson, commented I am delighted that the inspectors understood our ethos so well, particularly praising the academic achievements and also the pastoral care and happy atmosphere which enable the girls to become successful, confident and independent young adults.

Rose Hill Westonbirt (our co-educational prep school) is highly praised for the excellent personal development of the pupils and the high quality of the education provided. The report also confirms that all pupils have gained places to the senior schools of their choice. The inspectors noted the excellent relationships at the school: pupils are well known to staff, are highly valued as individuals and receive excellent pastoral care.

The staff at the schools nursery, Rosebuds at Rose Hill Westonbirt have very good reason to be proud, as the EYFS is rated as outstanding: The overall effectiveness of the Early Years Foundation Stage is outstanding, The quality of provision is outstanding and outcomes for children are outstanding.

Rose Hill Westonbirt and Westonbirt School are delighted that the report has identified the excellent academic standards and superb overall education offered at both schools. Headmaster of Rose Hill Westonbirt School, Mr Neil Shaw, commented The inspection was extremely rigorous and detailed and we whole-heartedly welcome the positive report as an accurate portrayal of both schools.

The full report can be found online at:

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