Claremont High School Academy

Challenge Partner


Challenge Partner Report February 2022 rated us as Leading in every category.

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Our Challenger Report 2021 was conducted virtually and due to the extenuating circumstances this year, it was agreed prior to the report that no gradings would be given. We are delighted with the outcome of the report which can be read in full here

Challenge Partner Report February 2020 rated us as 'Leading' in every category. This is the highest level that can be awarded and replaces the old 'Outstanding' grading. 

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Challenge Partner Report January 2019 rated us as Outstanding in every category.

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Challenge Partners Report February 2018 rated us as Outstanding in every category.

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Ofsted Covid-19 Visit October 2020


Claremont was inspected by Ofsted in May 2015 and achieved an Outstanding again. The Inspection team judged the school to be Outstanding in all categories which include; Leadership and Management, Behaviour and Safety of pupils, Quality of Teaching, Achievement of pupils and the Sixth Form provision.


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Some of the Ofsted comments included:


"Claremont is an Outstanding School."


"The school has consistently maintained impressive levels of achievement over time."


"Teachers routinely plan work which motivates and engages students effectively."


"The teaching in English is consistently strong."


"Mathematics teaching at Claremont is extremely accomplished."


"The school has a strong track record of success in enabling students to achieve extremely well."


"The relationships between students and staff are excellent."


"Students conduct themselves around the large school site with maturity and respect for others."


"Students report that they feel very safe in all parts of the school."


"The sixth form makes a very strong contribution to the school as a whole."


"The headteacher provides excellent leadership to the school."


"The effective governing body holds the school to account robustly for its performance."


"Students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is very well promoted."


"Students have a very clear understanding of, and respect for, the importance of tolerance, diversity and the rule of law."


"The school provides an excellent curriculum which enables all groups of students to flourish both academically and socially."


"The behaviour of students is outstanding."


"Students' view was that all staff expect them to do extremely well at school."