Loughborough Amherst School has recently received a very good Independent Schools Inspection Report.

The report highlighted that;

‘The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is good.’

 ‘The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent.’

Below is a summary of the inspectors findings however you can download the complete report here

ISI Inspection Reports

Loughborough Amherst School is regularly inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). This is the body approved by the Department of Education for the purpose of inspecting schools belonging to Independent Schools Council (ISC) Associations and reporting on compliance with independent school regulations. ISI inspections are also carried out under arrangements of the ISC Associations for the maintenance and improvement of the quality of their membership.

Students at Loughborough Amherst School have been praised in their recent inspection.

Summary of the ISI Inspection Report 2021

A team of inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate spent four days examining every aspect of school life including;

  • Pupils’ achievements and learning
  • Contribution of curricular and extra-curricular provision
  • Contribution of teaching
  • Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • Pastoral care, and welfare, health and safety provision
  • Leadership and management, including links with parents
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On academic and other achievements

“Progress from a very broad range of starting points is good. Pupils with SEND achieve particularly well, due to effectively targeted support.”

“Pupils make good progress in numeracy throughout the age range. They successfully apply these skills across other areas of the curriculum.”

“Pupils’ attitudes to learning are positive, supportive and pro-active. They work well collaboratively and enjoy the opportunity to work with others.”

On personal development

“Pupils value community engagement and proactively support initiatives to support those in the local and wider communities.”

“Pupils demonstrate a deep understanding of the non-material aspects of life which permeates through their experience at school.”

“Pupils have a very well developed sense of right and wrong. They are honest, have high levels of integrity and understand the need for a community to work within a set of rules.”

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ISI Inspection Report featured image

Children show outstanding engagement in their learning. They are highly enthusiastic learners and are extremely keen to explore their surroundings.

Children demonstrate their positive attitudes to learning through high levels of curiosity, concentration and enjoyment.

Across the age range pupils develop strong social skills. They value the broad range of opportunities to work together to achieve common goals and demonstrate responsible leadership. At all levels pupils show care and support for each other.