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On the 14th and 15th of February our school was inspected by Ofsted. In line with their self evaluation the SERCO inspection team judged the school as Grade 1 – Outstanding in all major categories, placing it in the top 35% of special schools nationally.


These include overall effectiveness, capacity for sustained improvement, and the quality of teaching and leadership. The extra sections for early years and sixth form in this 4 to 19 age school were also graded as outstanding.

Chair of Governors Jean Lewis said: “This Outstanding Ofsted judgement is a well-deserved tribute to the dedication and consistent effort of everyone in school. The Governing Body are delighted with the report, and send their warmest congratulations to everyone at Ashmount.”

You can read the whole report by clicking on the 'About us' tab then going to 'Key information'.