Priory Sports and Technology College was inspected in May 2010.
Priory was graded as either 1 Outstanding or 2 Good in every category.
|Grade 1||Outstanding||These features are highly effective. An oustanding school provides exceptionally well for all its pupils' needs.|
|Grade 2||Good||These are very positive features of a school. A school that is good is serving its pupils well.|
OFSTED made the following observations:
"Priory Sports and Technology College is a good and effective school that meets the needs of its students well. Outstanding care and guidance combined with a good curriculum, which meets the needs of individual students well, ensures virtually all students are able to move on to further study, work or training".
"Behaviour in lessons and around the school is good".
"Excellent computer information systems keep staff and students and their parents and carers very well informed about academic and personal progress".
"The headteacher with the full support of governors, his senior team and staff have raised the bar for the school in recent years".
"Safeguarding procedures and practice are good and exceed the required guidance".
"Over two thirds of lessons seen were good or better, with a quarter outstanding".
"The views of parents and carers are very positive and show high levels of satisfaction with what the school provides".
"A number of parents wrote to express their particular satisfaction with the school and all it had done for their children".
"We thought that your school provides you with outstanding care".
"You go to a good school that enables you to get good examination results and develop good personal qualities so you can successfully move on to college or to work and training"