Old Palace School achieves highest possible rating in recent ISI Inspection.
Old Palace of John Whitgift School was awarded the highest possible rating in their recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Inspection. As part of the report, Old Palace were well praised for the quality of pupils’ personal development, academic and other achievements being excellent.
Mrs Jewel, Head of Old Palace, says: "The waiting is over and we are able to celebrate the findings of our latest ISI Inspection in which each section of the school - Nursery, Preparatory and Seniors - has achieved the highest possible rating available for their category. A team of inspectors visited the school and we are delighted to learn that Preparatory and Seniors have been rated 'Excellent in all areas' (the highest category which can be awarded) whilst the Nursery has been rated as 'Outstanding in all areas' (the highest category that can be awarded to Nurseries)."
Old Palace Nursery
Inspection of Early Years Foundation Stage is completed according to different measures. Old Palace were delighted to learn that the Nursery provision achieved an Outstanding rating in every area. Their nursery children communicated their views about their learning in such a way as to steal the hearts of the inspectors.
The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the body responsible for the inspection of schools in membership of the Associations that make up the Independent Schools Council.
ISI is approved for the purpose of inspection under Section 109 of the Education and Skills Act 2008 and reports to the Department for Education on the extent to which schools meet statutory requirements. (ISI, 2017)