As a School, Ofsted judged us as Good.
Comparisons with other local schools show us in an extremely positive light, with 96% of parents saying that they would recommend college to other parents.
Respect & Kindness
Pupils have positive attitudes to learning, and they show respect and kindness towards each other.
Subject leaders have implemented rigorous monitoring processes, and they have increasingly high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
Teachers’ strong subject knowledge and high-quality questioning ensures that pupils understand fully how to improve their work.
‘The Desborough Way’ philosophy encourages pupils to develop a strong set of moral values.
Students in the sixth form value opportunities to take on positions of responsibility and they are proud to be part of the school.
An overwhelming majority of pupils who responded to Ofsted’s online survey said that they feel safe in school.
Parents are highly positive about the school, and the vast majority state that their children are happy, safe and very well supported.
View Parent View Results (1st March, 2019)
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A typical comment from a parent responding to Ofsted’s online questionnaire said:
‘The teachers really know how to bring the best out in boys and develop and encourage them in the right way.’