Ofsted Report

Moorcroft was last inspected in June 2018.  This was a short inspection.   Ofsted judged that the school continues to be good and that the school has demonstrated strong practice and marked improvement in specific areas. This may indicate that the school has improved significantly overall.

The key findings of the report state that;

  • Leaders, including trustees, have a strong commitment to raising standards and improving outcomes for pupils.
  • Teachers plan stimulating lessons for pupils. Activities and resources are well selected to match individual needs, abilities and interests. Classrooms are calm and staff work together to encourage pupils to participate in activities.
  • Assessment information indicates that all pupils, regardless of key stage, gender or disability make equally strong progress.
  • Parents value the work of the school and can see the progress that their children are making.
  • Pupils enjoy school and attend well, particularly given their complex health needs. They told inspectors that they learn lots at school and are encouraged to choose where they go for work experience and community activities.
  • The leadership team has ensured that all safeguarding arrangements are fit for purpose and records are detailed and of high quality.
  • In the sixth form, pupils apply their knowledge and skills in functional, real-life situations. They have opportunities to work in the school café or tuck shop. Some pupils undertake external work experience placements to apply their skills in the real world.

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Government performance tables are available here