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Inspection Reports

North Bridge House Senior Canonbury.

All North Bridge House Schools focus on delivering a broad and innovative curriculum taught by specialist teachers. We are committed to the personal development of our pupils and, as such, provide an outstanding social, moral, spiritual and cultural programme, which we incorporate into all aspects of school life.

Each North Bridge House School is inspected on an individual basis. North Bridge House Senior Canonbury was rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas of school inspection by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education) in 2015, and passed regulatory compliance inspection by ISI in 2018.

Good Schools Guide

North Bridge House Senior Canonbury

"Canonbury's success is the sum of parts: small school, small classes, late start Wednesdays for all, differentiated and hi-tech teaching delivered by sympathetic teachers who ‘don’t overload us with stress’."

"Pupils say they ‘are never bored’ and we confess to reluctance at leaving fascinating maths class on equations: clever use of white boards (two) and central screen hooked up to computer-generated presentation allowed romp through world’s most famous equations, like E=mc2, on one hand and brush up of GCSE essentials on other. Some students encouraged to opine on theory of relativity whilst others coaxed to recall calculation for area of triangle. Whole class fully engaged and encouraged by teacher’s repeated assurances that we all knew more than we realised."

Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report

ISI 2018
  • "The school meets the standards in the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and associated requirements, and no further action is required as a result of this inspection."

  • "The teaching enables pupils to make good progress, encompasses effective behaviour management and is supported by suitable resources."

  • "Principles and values are actively promoted which facilitate the personal development of pupils as responsible, tolerant, law-abiding citizens."

  • "Leadership and management demonstrate good skills and knowledge, and fulfil their responsibilities effectively, so that the other standards are consistently met and they actively promote the well-being of the pupils."

School Inspection Report

Ofsted 2015
  • "Students make significant progress from their starting points. Results in mock examinations show that they are achieving above expected levels from their previously predicted grades and performance."

  • "Students who require additional help in their learning make above expected levels of progress because they are given good support in lessons to match their identified needs."

  • "The leadership and management of the school are outstanding. The headteacher has made a highly positive impact in establishing high standards in all areas of the school’s work."

  • "Students are fully engaged in their learning and achieve exceptionally well from their starting points."

  • "Sixth form students are well prepared for their future. Highly effective teaching and support from dedicated staff ensure that students’ academic and personal development is outstanding."

  • "Behaviour is outstanding in lessons and around the school because the school sets consistently high expectations through the implementation of the rewards and sanctions policy."

  • "Parents and carers are highly satisfied with the school and appreciate the support their children receive. They recommend the school without hesitation."