Norlington School for Boys is pleased to announce that it recently received a “Good” judgment from Ofsted (Sep 2013).
Summary of key findings for parents and pupils
Students make excellent progress in mathematics and science but good progress in English.
Most teachers plan engaging lessons with creative resources and there are many opportunities for collaborative work, peer discussions and interactions.
Most lessons are planned with a numeracy link and there are many discussions around mathematical concepts.
Students behave well in lessons and around the school. They enjoy coming to school and are punctual to school and lessons.
Students’ books are marked regularly with detailed feedback from teachers and they are given many opportunities to improve their work.
Students enjoy a wide range of subjects and the many enrichment activities or sports develop their social skills well and enable them to make independent and mature decisions.
The headteacher, governors and senior leaders have high expectations of the students and monitor teaching regularly and accurately. Consequently, the quality of teaching is good and students achieve well.
Leaders ensure that there is a range of subjects that challenge students and enable them to further their education.
The pupil premium funding is used effectively to ensure that eligible students do as well as their peers. Throughout the school they make better progress than their peers.
The full report can be downloaded here: