Wey Valley School rated inadequate

Wey Valley School rated inadequate

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:34am 14th June 2019. (Updated at 7:40am 14th June 2019)

Ofsted release a damning report.

Wey Valley School in Weymouth has been rated inadequate in all areas in a damning report by Ofsted.

Inspectors visited the school in May this year.

Effectiveness of leadership, quality of teaching, personal development and outcomes for pupils were all rated inadequate.

Read the full report HERE.

'Key findings'

  • The report highlights issues with frequent staffing changes.
  • Inspectors found leaders are not ensuring rigorous safeguarding practices, putting pupils at risk.
  • Leaders are not ensuring the curriculum and teaching is well planned, and as a result do not make the progress which they are capable of.
  • Pupil's attendance was found to be significantly below average, and too many pupils fail to attend school regularly.

'Strengths'

Inspectors did find that the school was a calm and orderly place and most pupils behave politely and that leaders work well together with external agencies to protect the most vulnerable pupils from harm.

The report did recommend that the school be placed in special measures.

That won't be acted on as the school has since become an Academy, which means its legally a new school and will be inspected again in the next three years.