South Rise was last inspected by Ofsted in March 2013 and we received a very positive appraisal, highlighting the excellent progress we have made since the previous inspection.

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OFSTED Report Quotes -March 2013:

  • 'The overall picture is one of rapidly improving progress for all pupils regardless of their ability or ethnicity which is set to be sustained for a longer period of time.'
  • 'In the best lessons, pupils respond with eagerness and enthusiasm, and soak up learning, [...] especially when the pace of lessons is rapid and they are actively involved in the tasks set.'
  • 'During the inspection, leadership was described by parents and carers, staff and the local authority as ‘innovative’, ‘inspirational’ and ‘well-grounded by research’.'
  • 'Subjects and topics are broad and balanced, with a wide range of music, drama, cooking and sport enrichment that provide an exceptionally interesting and informative experience for the pupils.'
  • 'Classroom and corridor displays celebrate a wide range of different cultures in attractive and stimulating ways which help pupils make very good progress in learning how to live in harmony within their community.'