Huge congratulations to everyone at The Marist School in Sunninghill for their rating of ‘Excellent’ in all areas following a recent Inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).
Inspectors visited the independent Catholic day school for girls aged 2-18 with a co-ed Nursery between 30 November to 3 December 2021 to conduct a Focused Compliance Inspection combined with an Inspection of Educational Quality. The Educational Quality Inspection focuses on two key outcomes; the achievement of the pupils, including their academic development, and the personal development of the pupils, both of which were awarded the highest possible grading. The School also met all standards in the Compliance Inspection.
The key findings of the report recognises the quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent stating that “throughout the school, pupils are successful, independent, and collaborative learners, both inside and outside of the classroom”. Inspectors also highlighted the school’s learning environment saying, “pupils make rapid progress in developing knowledge, skills and understanding as a result of the supportive and collaborative learning environment and the determination of the pupils.”
Focusing on the excellent quality of the pupils’ personal development, Inspectors praised the strong sense of community and identity saying, “pupils demonstrate an outstanding sense of community and identity as a school”. The report continues to say that “from the moment they join the school, pupils make rapid progress in developing their self-confidence, resilience, self-discipline, and other personal skills.”
Mrs Jo Smith, Principal of The Marist School said,
“This is a wonderful report and reflects the strengths of our Marist community. By talking to pupils, staff, parents, and leadership, the Inspectors recognised the excellence in what we do every day in all aspects of life here at The Marist. We will now look forward to building on this outcome so that we can continue to offer first-class education for all pupils of all ages at The Marist.”
To read their full Inspection report, please visit: www.themarist.com