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Oxford High School Named ‘Excellent’ in Inspection

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Oxford High School GDST has been judged as ‘excellent’ in all areas by The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

Students at Oxford High School (GDST)

Students at Oxford High School (GDST)

The school successfully met the compliance requirements created for protecting students.

Head of Oxford High School, Marina Gardiner Legge, said: ‘I was particularly thrilled by the vibrancy in the report, as it showcased the extraordinary learning and personal development that our pupils, supported by caring staff, display.’

Learning at Oxford High Preparatory School

Learning at Oxford High Preparatory School

A focus of the inspection was the students’ personal development. To evaluate this, inspectors asked for parents’ views.

Pupils were asked if they could rely on staff to help with advice or flexible work deadlines. Inspectors observed that ‘the pupils skill at managing their time effectively enables them to balance a demanding workload with enthusiastic engagement in other activities.’

Science lessons at Oxford High School GDST

Science lessons at Oxford High School (GDST)

Other key points that were highlighted by the inspectors were:

  • Pupils words and actions demonstrate that they are maturing into moral citizens.
  • Pupils are able to critically reflect on their understanding and management of their emotions. 
  • The school’s atmosphere is one of mutual respect and inclusivity. 
  • Pupils say the school is a safe place and that they are encouraged to grow into the people they want to be.

You can read the full report here.

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