Academic Success

We strongly believe that academic success cannot be measured by league tables alone but by a child's confidence in their own success.  

Our academic standards are high and rigorous enabling thorough testing of skills and knowledge throughout a term with Common Tasks, so called because every child in the specific year group sits the same assessment (one per term per subject) providing strong feedback for parents, teachers and learners alike.

Our school day is structured to maximise learning with one hour lessons.  

photo of claires court senior boys students in class

We aim to stretch all students to achieve far beyond their own expectations, proving that they can do their absolute best given all the opportunities we offer. 

James Wilding, Academic Principal

Reviewing and Improving

The balance of ongoing coursework combined with regular assessments is reported to parents regularly, with Autumn half, and end of term, grade cards throughout the year accompanied by at least one full subject report to amplify the form teacher’s feedback to parents once a year

What We Learn in a Year 

GCSE Subjects

More detail about subject selection and the content of the courses is available in the following publication:

Senior Boys GCSE Options Handbook