Hathershaw College



Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Since 2010, the college has had three Ofsted inspections.  Our latest inspection took place on 20th and 21st April 2016, where we received a grade of 'Good'.  To view the latest report, please click on the links, below or opposite, to download them.

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Ofsted Comments 2016

"Pupils behave well and enjoy school"

"The school is a very harmonious community"

"Pupils are well prepared for life in modern Britain"

"Leaders and governors have very high expectations"

"There is a determination to ensure that pupils achieve well"

"The principal has very high aspirations for pupils in the school"

"The curriculum is broad and is adapted as necessary to meet pupils’ needs"

"The school’s work to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent"

"Pupils’ understanding of British values is excellent"

"Pupils feel valued and celebrate diversity"

"Pupils enjoy their learning"

"Pupils take pride in their work"

"Pupils say that they enjoy coming to school"

"Pupils appreciate the time teachers take to help them to learn"

"Pupils wear their uniform with pride and all dress very smartly"

"The behaviour of pupils is good"

"Attendance for all groups is high"

"Reading is promoted well throughout the school"





PDF icon Ofsted Report April 2016