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Ofsted News

Kilgarth School received an Ofsted inspection on 13th March 2019 and we are very pleased that the inspection team findings were that the school continues to be ‘Outstanding’.

Some of the comments in the report were:

  • “The considerable contribution made by all leaders has enabled the school to grow from strength to strength.”
  • “…ambition for pupils is infectious.”
  • “Leaders have created a positive climate for learning and personal development.”
  • “The school’s work to keep pupils safe is exemplary “
  • The school provides “a haven for the pupils…”
  • “… staff build positive relationships with pupils, quickly gaining their trust and confidence.”
  • “For many pupils, who have been out of education for some time, starting at Kilgarth has been a ‘game changer’ and the positive impact on their education is substantial.”
  • “Pupils report that they feel safe and are confident that bullying does not happen at Kilgarth.”
  • “Despite the limitations of the school buildings, leaders have developed a broad curriculum offer which enables pupils to study for a range of qualifications and vocational accreditations.”
  • “The majority of pupils make significant progress across the curriculum.”
  • “Leaders and staff leave no stone unturned to prepare pupils as well as they can to continue their success once they leave Kilgarth.”
  • “Pupils rise to the high expectations that staff have of their behaviour and engagement in learning.”
  • “Pupils also develop their understanding of the impact of their actions on the well-being of others.”

The full report can be found on the Ofsted website:   Kilgarth School Ofsted report

We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for the continuing support from our stakeholders,  including parents and carers.