What have Ofsted said about Westborough?

Pupils Collaborating in Science, Reading

  • pupils take great pride in their work and are keen to work with teachers to improve
  • pupils take their learning seriously and want to achieve well
  • pupils feel well supported and have good relationships with staff, which helps them to learn well
  • pupils behave well in school. They move calmly around the building and are very polite and confident
  • pupils are tolerant and have respect for cultures other than their own
  • pupils feel safe and bullying is rare and dealt with quickly
  • pupils describe the school as a community in which they look out for one another
  • current pupils are making good progress over time
  • teachers use pupil information to plan lessons that meet the needs of their pupils
  • teachers are enthusiastic about their subjects
  • regular assessments and meetings leads to bespoke intervention for pupils who fall behind or need extra support
  • quality training for teachers is leading to better teaching and consistent strategies
  • the headteacher and senior leaders know the school, pupils and areas of responsibilities well. This is ensuring that the pace of improvement is rapid.
  • leaders use external reviews well, alongside their own thinking. This is leading to better subject leadership, better teaching and better progress for pupils.
  • the designated safeguarding lead provides staff with high quality, regular updates throughout the year which ensures safeguarding is paramount
  • decisive and appropriate action has been taken to improve since the last inspection

Our latest Ofsted report is available below:

You can also leave feedback about Westborough High School directly with Ofsted at any time.  Details for how to do this are here.