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Thornlow Preparatory School Receives Glowing Report

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9:11am 9th October 2014

A Weymouth school has received a glowing report from Independent Inspectors.

Thornlow Preparatory School was praised for the quality of their pupils' achievements and learning, which inspectors said was excellent.

The team of 4 also found that Students results were consistently above the national averages for their pupils' ages.

The school caters for children aged from 3 to 13.

Naomi Fowke, Headmistress of Thornlow Preparatory School told Wessex FM:

"We are incredibly pleased with our recent inspection report and it was only possible because of the dynamic partnership which exists between teachers, pupils and parents.  A glowing inspection report however, does not give room for complacency.  Our focus will always be, as it always has been, on ensuring that we continually review what we do and how we do it in order to ensure that we continue to deliver the very best education for all our pupils".

Here's a summary of the reports key findings:

The inspectors praised the quality of learning at Thornlow "Pupils of all ages are willing to learn, happy to cooperate with one another and ready to offer their thoughts."  

Personal Development
"They are enthusiastic about their school and about their learning, courteous to adults and supportive of each other.  They respect the views of others, and are interested in the different experiences of those from other cultures".

Leadership and Management
"The school's leaders ensure that it meets its aims of exciting and extending the intellect of each pupil and building their confidence and self-esteem in all areas".  "Senior staff have been effective in building up a team of well qualified and motivated staff with a judicious balance of youth and experience".

"Boarders are happy and enjoy boarding life.  Overseas boarders speak enthusiastically about their cultural experiences".

Our Partnership With Parents
 "The school maintains excellent relationships with parents".

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