Our recent report states:
'You have been unswerving in your determination to improve the life chances of your pupils by catering for the needs of each individual'.
'Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding'.
'there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfil the school motto of ‘bringing out the best''
'The school supports my child as a whole person and the pastoral team is amazing'.
'Leadership at all levels of the organisation is excellent.
'As a result of the well-thought-out curriculum, tailored to pupils ’individual needs as far as possible, pupils are aiming high and are well prepared for their future'.
What Ofsted said about Thomas Knyvett College in December 2013:
"This is a good school. In the words of one student, "This school has improved massively". Students rightly recognise how much better the college has become in recent years."
"Students now make excellent progress in English and mathematics."
"Behaviour has improved since the last inspection. Students have a sense of pride in their college and feel well cared for."
Quality of teaching:
"Teaching is usually good, and there is some outstanding practice. Lessons are well-structured and carefully planned."
Quality of Leadership and Management
"Leadership in the college is outstanding. The executive, substantive and acting heads have a clear vision and command the respect and support of all staff. An uncompromising drive to raise standards in all areas has driven improvement in all aspects of its work, notably in teaching."