What have Ofsted said about Westborough?

  • “pupils take great pride in their work and are keen to work with teachers to improve”
  • “pupils take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”
  • “pupils feel well supported and have good relationships with staff, which helps them to learn well”
  • “pupils behave well in school. They move calmly around the building and are very polite and confident”
  • “pupils are tolerant and have respect for cultures other than their own”
  • “pupils feel safe and bullying is rare and dealt with quickly”
  • “pupils describe the school as a community in which they look out for one another”
  • “current pupils are making good progress over time”
  • “teachers use pupil information to plan lessons that meet the needs of their pupils”
  • “teachers are enthusiastic about their subjects”
  • “regular assessments and meetings leads to bespoke intervention for pupils who fall behind or need extra support”
  • “quality training for teachers is leading to better teaching and consistent strategies”
  • “the headteacher and senior leaders know the school, pupils and areas of responsibilities well. This is ensuring that the pace of improvement is rapid.”
  • “leaders use external reviews well, alongside their own thinking. This is leading to better subject leadership, better teaching and better progress for pupils.”
  • “the designated safeguarding lead provides staff with high quality, regular updates throughout the year which ensures safeguarding is paramount”
  • “decisive and appropriate action has been taken to improve since the last inspection”

Our latest Ofsted report is available below:

Short School Ofsted Report (6th June 2017)

You can also leave feedback about Westborough High School directly with Ofsted at any time. Details for how to do this are here.