Beauchamp City Sixth Form was inspected by Ofsted on the 12th to the 14th December 2023 by four inspectors.
The Lead Inspector, Vicki Locke, is the author of the full report, which can be read here (link to report on Ofsted website coming soon). Key excerpts from the report are shown below.
Beauchamp City Sixth Form (BCSF) was inspected across five areas, with all receiving the highest grading of ‘outstanding’.
- The quality of education – Outstanding
- Personal development – Outstanding
- Behaviour and attitudes – Outstanding
- Leadership and management – Outstanding
- Education programmes for young people - Outstanding
“Leaders and staff are unwavering in their pursuit of academic excellence and holistic development for all their students.”
“Students immensely enjoy attending BCSF, as they are surrounded by like-minded peers who are all equally dedicated to their academic studies.”
“Teachers are very well-qualified and inspiring. They consistently have very high expectations for all their students.”
“Leaders and staff create an aspirational culture with a strong work ethos. They believe in, and support students, to do their very best.”
“All students achieve very highly, and around half secure top grades. Students successfully progress onto high-quality destinations such as Russell Group universities or prestigious degree apprenticeships with leading companies.”
“The careers and work-related learning programme is very well designed.”
“Leaders and staff provide extensive support for students’ progression readiness.”
“Leaders and staff ensure students are very well prepared for their futures. They provide a wealth of support and experiences, so students develop the academic, social and life skills they need to be successful.”
“Many students compete in a wide range of esteemed skills competitions such as the British Mathematical Olympiads, the Senior Physics Challenge, and Oxford University’s Anthea Bell prize for young translators.”
“Students’ attendance, punctuality, and behaviour is excellent. Students are respectful, highly motivated, and consistently work hard to achieve their goals.”
“Students feel safe when they attend BCSF. They describe the environment as caring, safe, and secure.”
DfE Performance Tables
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