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The Rydal Academy

The Rydal Academy

School Self Review

SEF judgements are made against Ofsted grade descriptor criteria in the Framework for the Inspection of Schools show the following:

Overall effectiveness: the quality and standards of education is judged to be Good.
This is because:

  • Effectiveness of leadership in the management is judged to be
    Outstanding.
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment is judged to be
    Outstanding.
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare is judged to be
    Outstanding.
  • Outcomes for pupils is judged to be Good and improving rapidly.
  • Effectiveness of Early Years provision; the quality and standards is judged to be
    Outstanding.
  • The effectiveness and impact of the provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is judged to be Outstanding.
  • The extent to which the school meets the needs of the range of pupils, particularly the needs of disabled and those with special educational needs is judged to be Outstanding.

Ofsted grade descriptors are: Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement, Inadequate.