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Inspection Reports

Our Inspection History.

Each of our school stages are inspected by ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate) on an individual basis. Please find the schools’ most recent inspection reports below. Follow the link to the Independent School Standard Regulations – used by independent schools as a basis for their professional standards – to see the criteria on which a school will be judged for an inspection.

Nursery: Ofsted Report 2019

“Children arrive at the nursery eager to engage in play and learning.”

“Children are confident and are keen to learn. They are developing the necessary skills required to support them for the next stages in their learning.”

Nursery: School Inspection Service, April 2016

The Nursery report commends the activities we provide as “supporting continuous improvement,” with children’s social and language skills described as “outstanding.”

Junior School: ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report 2019

In June 2019 Akeley Wood Junior School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for Regulatory Compliance:

“The school meets the standards in the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and relevant requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, and associated requirements, and no further action is required as a result of this inspection.”

Akeley Wood Junior School was judged to successfully meet the standards in relation to:

- Quality of education provided
- Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils
- Welfare, health and safety of pupils
- Suitability of staff, supply staff and proprietors.
- Premises of and accommodation at schools
- Provision of information
- Manner in which complaints are handled
- Quality of leadership in and management of school

Junior School: School Inspection Service, April 2016

We are delighted that the School report describes our pupils as “well-rounded individuals who are keen to learn” and notes they are “happy, courteous and friendly.”

Senior School: ISI Regulatory Compliance and Educational Quality Inspection 2023

In February 2023 Akeley Wood Senior School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for Regulatory Compliance and Educational Quality. The full report can be found via the link below.