The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Reports Top Marks for Maple Walk!
The ISI Inspection 2020 gives Maple Walk its top grade of 'excellent' in all areas.
"Pupils exemplary attitudes to their learning are supported by excellent teaching which enables them to become highly effective learners"
"Pupils treat each other with considerable kindness and respect and the quality of relationships between pupils and adults is excellent"
ISI is the agency responsible for the inspection of schools who are members of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) and the quality of its services are monitored by Ofsted on behalf of the Department for Education.
In March 2020 Maple Walk had an ISI combined Focused Compliance Inspection and Educational Quality Inspection.
The Educational Quality Inspection judged Maple Walk to be Excellent (ISI’s top rating) in all areas included under the 2 sections of;
- the quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements,
- the quality of the pupils’ personal development.
Some of the key findings are summarised below:
‘Pupils’ demonstrate maturity and a wealth of knowledge across the curriculum’
‘Pupils are highly skilled in literacy; they are noticeably articulate and they read with eloquence and understanding.
‘ the achievement of pupils with SEND is excellent because they are identified quickly and receive high quality support’
‘Pupils’ behaviour in lessons and in social situations is excellent and shows their complete engagement with the Maple Walk code of conduct’
‘Pupils display high levels of self-esteem, self-confidence and resilience.’
‘Pupils are socially aware and so are able to work extremely effectively with others. They collaborate freely across the age groups showing good negotiation skills.
The School passed the Compliance Inspection where judgements are given either ‘met’ or ‘not met’ and all standards must be met to pass.