A SCHOOL is celebrating achieving a rating of ‘outstanding’ in its latest Ofsted inspection, its first in 14 years.

Langley Grammar School, which was last inspected in 2007, was exempt from from routine inspection for 14 years until the exemption as removed.

Ofsted’s recent framework introduced a emphasis on the quality of the curriculum, students’ personal development and staff wellbeing.

Following the removal of the exemption, the school, on Reddington Drive, Slough, was visited by a team of inspectors in November 2021.

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Headteacher John Constable said: “This report recognises the strengths and underpinning ethos of Langley Grammar School and our continued development over the 14 years since the last inspection.

“The outstanding judgement is a testament to the capability and commitment of our students and the dedication, passion and professionalism of our staff.”

The report praises the teaching staff and the support they give the students.

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Here are some of the comments from the report:

“Pupils and sixth formers love coming to Langley Grammar School and they thrive here.”

“The school offers exceptional learning environments.”

“There are warm relationships between staff and pupils, and between pupils and their peers.”

 “Pupils and sixth formers achieve exceptionally well across the whole curriculum. They are supported to become highly effective, independent learners.”

“There is a collective passion to provide every pupil with the very best academic curriculum and personal development.”