Research and analysis

Improving to become a good school

This publication was withdrawn on 26 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Highfields Science Specialist School improved to become a good school.

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This example shows how Highfields Science Specialist School improved to become a good school. Leadership at all levels has been strengthened with good systems in place to track progress and meet challenging targets. The curriculum has been adapted to better meet students’ differing needs. Most importantly, the school has raised the quality of teaching and learning from satisfactory to good.