Independent schools in Wakefield receive glowing inspection reports

Pupils at both QEGS Juniors and Seniors have been praised by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
Pupils at both QEGS Juniors and Seniors have been praised by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
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AN INDEPENDENT boys school is celebrating receiving positive inspection reports which praise both its seniors and juniors as being excellent in all areas.

The Independent Schools Inspectorate reports follow visits to both Queen Elizabeth Grammar School’s Senior and Junior School in Wakefield .

The reports praise the schools’ academic attainment, pastoral care and extra-curricular activities as “excellent” and “significant strengths of the schools”.

The inspectors’ report of QEGS Junior School says pupils’ attainment is “excellent in relation to national age-related expectations”.

It also says that all lessons are planned with an understanding of how boys learn best.

Inspectors also praise QEGS Senior School for the quality of pupils’ achievements and learning which is said to be excellent. The report also says that pupils’ attitudes are outstanding adding: “They are effective independent learners, are well motivated and take great pride in their school.”

Headmaster of QEGS Senior School, David Craig said: “In an age when inspections can be very formulaic, it was great to get such a glowing report. I am especially pleased for the boys here, who do indeed “take great pride in their school”. This underpins everything we do and the successes we enjoy.”

Head of QEGS Junior School, Louise Gray added: “QEGS Junior School is delighted with the ‘excellent’ outcomes obtained in all eight areas of the recent ISI Inspection. We are very proud that the school’s aim of ‘engaging boys in an exciting range of stimulating boy-centred opportunities’ was recognised and applauded in the report alongside many other notable strengths.”

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